New China Tariffs: Is Vietnam the Answer?

China announced recently retaliatory tariffs in response to the Trump administration’s newest tariffs on Chinese goods. Will this trade war ever end and is Vietnam a solution? Hear about my hard truths in assessing Vietnam’s potential.

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  1. Trump is going to drive the economy/market down until a few months before the election and he’ll drop the tariff to bring the market back up just in time to help him with the election.

    1. @tom14584 Just anti stupid ideas from the orange idiot! He’s going to cause a lot of farms and businesses to go bankrupt, something that he knows too well.

  2. Yes, i think vietnam is far better than china and is an open country to the west , also , there are many factories around Hanoi / Saigon . As you know , It is not just cost of the labor , not like china, Vietnam is pro – west , pro – USA nation. This is most important thing to consider !!!

  3. Wow 😮 I am loving your videos recently. I lived in China and I love it. But I also love Vietnam and I’m thinking about going to live there. Anyway I’ll be going to Shanghai and Taipei and eventually Vietnam in the new year

  4. Many of the trade materials from North America are commodities sold into a global market at market prices. This should adjust very quickly unless China does not buy them from another supplier.
    The production chains contain a North American market at the end. This may be slower to replace.

    Once these things happen China’s influence in America will be greatly diminished.

    Otherwise the sun will keep coming up and going down.

    Don Hansen

  5. With the trade war VN will become a meca for manufacturing. Chiana has not dealt wih Usa fairly. Trump is trying to change that. The ball is in Chinas court deal fairly or feal the crunch. Usa economy is doing good we just made a agreement with Japan.

  6. Nice content brother! I think the music is alil weird tho. Not hating by any means. As you should do what fits and works for you. But the music is a little dull kinda sounds like American funeral music. Music and sounds are a large part of personal attention and can have emotional control over someones consciousness. Even the bustling traffic of Saigon has an uplifting energy to it. Take care friend I love your content enough to leave this piece constructive criticism.

  7. For someone who calls his channel “Global Trade” you seem to be quite clueless as to China’s trade and manufacturing. China has never innovated anything significant with respect to technology. They have stolen US intellectual property. Chinese are cheats and copy cats with nothing to offer anyone.

  8. Vietnam needs huge infrastructure spending, where is it going to get that money. And the only thing it can offer the world is low labor cost. As labor cost rises, companies will leave.

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