Trump represents a threat to worldwide geopolitical stability ... but Latin Americans and those from the Caribbean should view this new context as an opportunity.
At bottom, Trump's speech was still steeped in salvation by protectionism.
<i>A trade war between the United States and China would affect the global economy enormously, says Diego Marrero.</i>
The election of Donald Trump in the United States brought with it uncertainty; now, in the coming months, we will truly be able to measure the feasibility of his proposed measures. One of the [Read more]
The White House announced on Jan. 21 that it will “look at all of the trade deals throughout the globe…and in many cases [they] can update [them]” in order to “make sure they continue to benefit America and American workers.” Subject to re-evaluation are the North American Free Trade Agreement and the [Read more]
President Trump may think that his ways are not problematic because he was lawfully elected and his agenda abides by the law.
<i>We should position Brazil as a third party in the dispute between China and the United States.</i>
South America is Brazil’s greatest priority in foreign relations – that’s how it was, at least, during the first decade of the millennium. Brazil rejected the Free Trade Area of the Americas, created the Union [Read more]
It can be inferred from Trump’s public announcements and positions that trade protectionism will probably characterize the economic policy of his government; a highly expansive public spending policy focused on infrastructure, defense development and tax cuts. That would imply, on the one hand, the revision of trade [Read more]
While the United States pursues protectionist policies, it is only a matter of time before its impact reaches South Korea.