The U.S. dollar is slowly being eroded piece by piece and ounce by ounce — and that as these adversarial countries make these developments in unison, there appears to be little the U.S. can do without risking an all-out world war.
1. Stop importing so much from China ($347,037,900,000 2016 deficit)
2. Stop importing so much from Japan ($68,937,600,000 2016 deficit)
3. Stop importing so much from Germany ($64,865,400,000 2016 deficit)
4. Stop importing so much from Mexico ($63,191,900,000 2016 deficit)
5. Stop importing so much. Period. ($734,316,300,000 2016 merchandise trade deficit)
Even Ireland shows a $35.948 billion merchandise trade deficit.