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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The Return of Tariff Man

In this episode, Andrew and the Trade Guys discuss the Trump administration's threat to Argentina and Brazil of tariffs on their steel and aluminum industry. They also dive into President Trump's decision to move ahead with tariffs on France over their plans for a digital services tax. Finally, the three react to the president's remarks on waiting until after the election for a trade deal with China.

Clinging to a Thread of Optimism

In this episode, Andrew and the Trade Guys discuss progress on the USMCA. They also dig into the latest report from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and what's happened with Phase II of the U.S.-China trade deal.

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.

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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
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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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  • 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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