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Conservatives are blaming the lack of American competitiveness in global markets on burdensome regulations, high taxes, and bad trade deals. The Conservative Action Project said… Read More
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Businesses’ political risks used to be fairly simple. If a foreign firm invested in an unconstrained autocracy, the government might just seize its assets. Think about Venezuela expropriating General Motors in 2017 or ExxonMobil back in 2007. Investing in democracies with strong, independent courts, on the other hand, was relatively safe. No longer. Since the […]
In a fierce trade dispute that involves three governments, U.S.-based aerospace manufacturer Boeing Co. and its Canadian rival Bombardier Inc. are facing off. Boeing has accused Bombardier of accepting billions in “unfair” Canadian subsidies that allowed the company to undercut its rivals on price. The Trump administration recently sided with Boeing, slapping Bombardier with a […]
With the next round of North American Free Trade renegotiations underway, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives in D.C. today to lobby hard on all the NAFTA benefits — targeting vocal critic President Trump but also the broader American public. Trump speaks loudly and frequently about trade matters — and is negative on trade. He’s not […]
A relatively obscure maritime law is in the spotlight after the devastation of Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria. The Merchant Marine Act of 1920, better… Read More
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The future of the world trading system is at stake thanks to an impasse in Geneva over the appointment of members of the Appellate Body (AB) of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The Trump administration has been waging a behind-the-scenes campaign against the WTO’s dispute settlement system. It is holding hostage the selection of new […]
In a sign of improving economic health around the world, the World Trade Organization has strongly upgraded its forecast for the 2017 growth in world… Read More
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Recently, trade negotiators from the United States, Canada and Mexico concluded the first round of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. President Trump has made clear that he wants a deal that cuts the U.S. trade deficit — and brings manufacturing jobs back to the United States. Trump also threatened to withdraw […]
During his confirmation hearing in March, then-United States trade representative nominee Bob Lighthizer made the case that bi-lateral trade deficits are an issue in that… Read More
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