At the same time, China imported more pork to cope with local shortages caused by the epidemic, resulting in U.S. pork exports exceeding their 2020 target (see Chart 3). In September, Chinese pork imports from the rest of the world also increased by more than 400% compared to 2017. And in one of the few parts of the first phase agreement, which includes political commitments (Chapter 3), China has agreed to remove technical barriers that had slowed pork imports. “I don`t see what China would benefit from not respecting. My guess is that it won`t happen,” said Vaughn, a business partner at the Washington law firm King and Spalding. Other Republican senators have made more mixed statements. Mitch McConnell said “no one wins a trade war,” but there is hope that the tactic “puts us in a better position vis-à-vis China.” John Cornyn said: “If that`s what it takes to get a good deal, I think people are going to be hanged from it, but at some point you`ll have to solve it. If it lasts a long time, everyone realizes he`s playing with a live grenade.  Joni Ernst said in May 2019 that “tariffs hurt farmers” but that they “want us to find a way forward with China” and said, “We hope to reach an agreement quickly.”  Other senators from both parties have criticized Trump for the trade war, including Charles E.
Grassley, Tim Kaine, Mark Warner, Elizabeth Warren, and Ron Wyden.  The china-U.S. trade war (Chinese: 贸易战; Pinyin: Zhéngméi Méoyzhén) is a persistent economic conflict between China and the United States. In 2018, President Donald Trump began imposing tariffs and other trade barriers against China, in an effort to force China to change what the United States calls “unfair trade practices” and theft of intellectual property.  The Trump administration has stated that these practices may contribute to the U.S.-China trade deficit and that the Chinese government requires the transfer of U.S. technology to China.  In response to U.S. trade measures, the Chinese government accused the Trump administration of protectionism.  On 15 January 2020, the two sides agreed to a phase 1 agreement, but tensions remained high. In a painstaking ceremony at the White House, held by cabinet members, lawmakers and leaders of America`s largest corporations, Mr. Trump used the signature to counterbalance an impeachment process across the city, where lawmakers were about to vote in favor of the House of Representatives` approval of a Senate trial.
The trade war has had a negative impact on the economies of the United States and China.    In the United States, this has led to higher prices for consumers and financial hardship for farmers. In China, the trade war contributed to the slowdown in economic and industrial output growth, which was already declining. Many U.S. companies have relocated to other Asian countries by supply chain, raising fears that the trade war could lead to an economic “decoupling” between the United States and China.  In other countries, the trade war has also caused economic damage, although some countries have benefited from increased production to fill the gaps. It has also caused instability in the stock markets. Governments around the world have taken steps to repair some of the damage caused by economic conflict.     The Chinese economy has been stimulated by coronavirus.