Trade experts Scott Miller and Bill Reinsch break down the buzz around trade, how it affects policy, and how it impacts your day-to-day.

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The Trade Guys is hosted every week by H. Andrew Schwartz and produced by Yumi Araki at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a bipartisan think tank in Washington, D.C.

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An FDI Investigation

In this episode, the Trade Guys are joined by Nancy McLernon, President & CEO of the Organization for International Investment (OFII), to investigate foreign direct investment: where and who it comes from, where it goes, and why it matters.

Trade Guys on the Road: Live from the CSI Summit

In this episode, the Trade Guys and guest host Jack Caporal take the podcast on the road to the Coalition of Services Industries annual summit. Guest Laura Lane, President of Global Public Affairs and UPS, discusses the importance of services in the global trade industry, and women's roles in this important trade sector. This episode was recorded live at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington D.C.

APEC, China, and the USMCA

In this episode, the Trade Guys and guest host Jack Caporal discuss the canceled APEC meeting in Chile and what that means for U.S.-China trade talks. They also discuss Senator Marco Rubio's proposal to block federal pensions from being able to invest in Chinese stocks, and some complicated changes to auto rules in the USMCA.

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Trade Explained & Visualized

Make sense of complex trade trends, rules and lingo with short videos, hot takes, and interactive graphs.

Crash Course: Trade Policy with the Trade Guys

Crash Course: Trade Policy with the Trade Guys

Are you new to international trade, or looking for a refresher course on American trade policy? CSIS Executive Education is pleased to offer "Crash Course," a one-day seminar on the fundamentals of U.S. international trade policy and politics.

The 50 States of Trade

The 50 States of Trade

The trade policy of the United States is determined at the federal level in Washington, DC, but it’s the 50 states that either reap its rewards or bear its costs. Explore each state's trade relationship with Canada, Mexico, the European Union, and China through this interactive map.

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Ongoing Series

  • Trade Terms Explained

    Understand the lingo, rules, and history of trade policy.

  • Trends in Trade

    Meaningful data points and events in trade broken down into insightful gifs and interactives.

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