By: William Henley
Trade war or in English is called a trade war much discussed lately. No other and no no, the cause is the policy of President of the United States (US) Donald Trump.
In announcement on Thursday (8/3) US time, Trump officially set a tariff increase on 25% import duty and 10% .
The policy came into force on March 23, 2018 and is subject to all countries in the world except Canada and Mexico.
The two US neighbors are negotiating with Uncle Sam over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).  Trump claims that tariff increases on steel and aluminum tariffs aim to protect domestic industries and workers. In addition, Trump also wanted to increase the capacity of the US domestic industry which he said had long suffered due to trade injustice.
All of this, according to Trump, also matches the promise of a campaign during the 2016 Presidential Election.
Trump's policy then reaps the reactions of various parts of the world. China sees the policy as a serious threat to world trade for triggering a trade war.
Steel and aluminum entrepreneurs in the Bamboo Curtain Country are urging their governments to set up retaliatory policies on US imported goods such as agricultural products.
South Korea plans to bring the matter to the World Trade Organization. While in Indonesia, Vice President Jusuf Kalla said Indonesia is ready to reply to US policy. One way to reduce the import of commodities from the US such as soybeans and wheat.