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China Slashes Import Tariffs on Consumer Goods In Boost For Trump And Western Exporters

China announced it is slashing import tariffs on 187 consumer products starting next month. The Finance Ministry pointed to the cuts being concentrated in products in short supply domestically which, it believes, will prompt local producers to improve quality. The items in the list which, includes baby formula, diapers, electric toothbrushes, medicines, cosmetics, coffee machines […]

Venezuela Has Officially Abandoned The Petrodollar – Does This Make War With Venezuela More Likely?

Venezuela is the 11th largest oil producing country in the entire world, and it has just announced that it is going to stop using the petrodollar.  Most Americans don’t even know what the petrodollar is, but for those of you that do understand what I am talking about, this should send a chill up your […]

Stunning Visualization Of The Flow Of International Trade

The interactive visualization you see in this post was created by data visualization expert Max Galka from the Metrocosm blog. (Also check out his new project, Blueshift, which allows users to upload data and visualize it on maps with no coding required.) Trade is an essential part of economic prosperity, but, as Visual Capitalist’s Jeff Desjardins asks, how […]

Oil Endgame? Pushing Point Where “Exporters No Longer Able to Fund Their Welfare States”

This article was written by Charles Hugh Smith and originally published at his Of Two Minds blog. Editor’s Comment: **Welfare** isn’t just for poor people. Welfare for the elites – including corporate welfare and crony capitalism – is one of the biggest problems in society, all the more so for rogue oil empires, who are […]

New Obama Policy Would Make “Merely Posting Firearm Information on the Internet” a Crime

The blogosphere is sounding off about a pending new Obama policy that would impact not only the 2nd Amendment, but the 1st Amendment as well. As incredible as it seems, individuals would be in violation by “merely posting information on the Internet about common firearms” which “could be interpreted as illegally sharing sensitive information with […]

National Economic Suicide: The U.S. Trade Deficit With China Just Hit A New Record High

via the economic collapse blog Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Did you know that we buy nearly five times as much stuff from the Chinese as they buy from us?  According to government numbers that were just released, we imported 44.9 billion dollars worth of […]

China’s Fake Export Numbers Under Close Scrutiny / By Mike “Mish” Shedlock / January 28, 2014 12:59 AM China’s export numbers are so unbelievable that even mainstream media doesn’t believe them. Bloomberg has the story correct, but its title could use a bit more punch. Please consider China Trade Puzzle Revived as Hong Kong Data Diverge  China’s trade numbers, distorted by fake […]

The Growing Rift With Saudi Arabia Threatens To Severely Damage The Petrodollar

via the economic collapse blog Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. The number one American export is U.S. dollars.  It is paper currency that is backed up by absolutely nothing, but the rest of the world has been using it to trade with one another and […]

Iran prohibits exports of gold, coins without Central Bank’s licence

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. / Trend S.Isayev, T. Jafarov / Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 31 Iran has prohibited exports of gold and golden coins from the country, without the licence issued by country’s Central Bank, Mehr reported. Deputy Director of Iranian Customs’ Technical Department […]

At Least One Italian Export Is Soaring: Gold

Submitted by Tyler Durden on 04/16/2012 12:10 -0400 When one thinks PIIGS, one usually imagines countries with collapsing economies, 50%+ youth unemployment, and current account deficits so large they are about to drag down the ECB, Bundesbank and Germany. And while that is absolutely correct for the most part, there is one product which the […]