Mapping the world's opinions

Donald Trump's protectionist economic policies led to the introduction of tariffs on $250 billion of imports from China. President Xi Jinping responded with tariffs of his own, affecting some $110 billion worth of US-made products. As the two global economic behemoths enter a trade war, what are the implications for both economies and the rest of the world?

The trade war is illegitimate

The trade war violates international norms

The trade war is legitimate

The trade war is a legitimate response to China's economic practices

The trade war is good for the US

The US has the upper hand; this is a war it is likely to win

The trade war is bad for the US

The US should pick its fights better; trade war with China will harm US consumers and businesses

The trade war is good for China

China is likely to win the trade war; it stands to benefit

The trade war is bad for China

The trade war will place China at a significant disadvantage

The trade war is bad for the world

The trade war will harm international free trade and global economic institutions

The trade war is good for the world

The trade war will be beneficial to the global economy

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