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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Keir Lamont and U.S.-EU Data Flows

In this episode Andrew and the Trade Guys welcome a special guest. Keir Lamont is the policy counsel at the Computer and Communications Industry Association. They discuss the European Court of Justice's decision about U.S.-EU data flows and what it means for businesses and consumers.

China Endgame, Bilateralism vs Multilateralism, and the Court Strikes Back

On the 100th episode of the Trade Guys, the Trade Guys and guest host Jack Caporal take stock of where the China trade relationship is going and what options each presidential candidate will have in 2021. They also discuss recent comments from U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on the impact bilateral trade deals are having on the multilateral trade system. They also dissect the Trump Administration’s recent loss in court on the question of national security tariffs on Turkish steel.

Hong Kong, WTO Island, and Biden's Supply Chain Plan

In this episode, the Trade Guys and guest host Jack Caporal discuss the future of Internet services, and how they are adapting to the national security law in Hong Kong. Plus, who will get the rose at the end of the search for WTO Director General? They also dive into former Vice President Joe Biden's supply chain resiliency proposal.

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

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

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