In a 21st Century otherwise unhampered market...a place where never can be found an able-bodied pauper...trade barriers such as tariffs are anathema...to be avoided and any effort to impose identified and stomped,(HUMAN ACTION, page 316).
In the miasma of America...after decades of socialist and Eco-fascist diktat and imbroglio...however...President Trump has found useful the "tariff-tool" to shake loose the grip of the would-be master in all its nasty form and format,(WSJ A-6;08-03-18).
China has erected trade barriers...but...those are coming down as fast as the government can allow and not lose its grip on its dynamic people. As Commerce Minister Zhong Shan noted, "In the 21st century marketplace...unfettered...untrammeled...Chinese can outwit and out-produce. We welcome the chance to compete for consumers since "BUY CHINA" means "best of best".