In China there was a song about a trade war with the United States. It quickly became viral and has garnered over 100 thousand views in WeChat. About it writes Bloomberg.
The song is called “Trade war”, her words put to the tune of melodies of the anti-Japanese songs that became popular after the movie 1965 “Underground war”. The plot of this picture, a small Chinese town opposed the Japanese during the Sino-Japanese war began in 1937 and lasted until the Second world war in 1945, using the tunnel system. The song starts with the entry of the male choir that sings “Trade war! Trade war! We are not afraid of insulting challenge! Trade war is being waged in the Pacific!” In the song the chorus says: “If the offender wants to fight, we beat the spirit out of him”.
The Creator of the song Zhao Lantian in the past was a provincial official. He said that he chose a tune from “the Underground war”, as it is reminiscent of the situation with which China has faced in the past. The lyrics he wrote in 2018 and then published them on the Internet, but then the song’s popularity received. Everything changed after may, 2019 the negotiations, the U.S. and China have reached an impasse.
Trade relations between Washington and Beijing escalated after the US increased duties on imports from China in the amount of $ 200 billion. To this China responded with tariffs on American goods worth $ 60 billion. After an exchange of mutual restrictions CNBC, citing sources wrote that the negotiations between the parties deadlocked, the prospects for the next round is unclear.
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