<i>The unanswered question of whether Mexico will continue to rely on NAFTA to place its products in duty-free markets generates more speculation than realistic responses. A final answer will come from the decisions made in the three capitals involved. There are various possibilities. The first of these, disconnecting [Read more]
If the process of conflict resolution is weakened or is ignored by a major power, then no countries will adhere to WTO decisions and the trade system will fall into disarray.
When one speaks to America's leading trade policymakers ... it seems like the population that they’re trying to please consists of only one person: President Trump.
China must plan for the worst. If we are prepared for the worst, we’ll have nothing to fear, no matter what happens. This isn’t alarmist; this is something that very well could happen. In a world where “Trump First” exists, anything is possible.
The main problem with this economic view is that it is anchored in the past.
America should fully recognize that unilateral trade wars and making threats of extortion will mean that both sides lose out.
The lack of diplomacy seen in Trump’s behavior is a legitimate concern in an unstable world.
Trade between the U.S. and China has long been the ballast of U.S.-Sino relations, but since Trump was elected president, concerns for the future of U.S.-Sino trade have been increasing. This is because the new president has claimed that he wants China to be classified as an “exchange rate manipulator,” and this is [Read more]