1. USA (8.134t)│ 2. Germany (3.395,5t)│ 3. Italy (2.451,8t)│ 4. France (2.435,5t)│ 5. China (1.054,1t)│ Source: World Gold Council
US experts agree that by signing hefty tariffs to punish what he views as Beijing's unfair practices, President Donald Trump just fired the first salvo in a trade conflict with China. Is there a strategy behind the move?
A Chinese company is the leader in patent applications in Europe. And for the first time, China has received more patent filings than the USA, EU, Japan and South Korea combined. What does this all mean?
The US has accused Beijing of forcing US firms to share their intellectual property with Chinese state-owned companies. The decision is set to escalate global trade tensions.
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