Trade and COVID-19
In this episode, Andrew and the Trade Guys discuss trade policy within the Democratic presidential debates, and how COVID-19 could impact businesses in Europe, North America, and elsewhere in Asia. They also discuss the implications of a slowdown in U.S. services industries.
In this episode, Andrew and the Trade Guys welcome Heather A. Conley, senior vice president for Europe, Eurasia, and the Arctic and director of the Europe Program at CSIS. They discuss U.K.-EU trade negotiations, and how they could impact U.K., EU, and U.S. consumers and businesses. They also discuss a potential U.S.-U.K. Trade deal.
In this episode, Andrew and the Trade Guys discuss the USMCA signing ceremony and a possible U.S.- U.K. trade agreement. They also discuss the debate over chlorine-washed chickens on the U.S.-EU trade menu.
The Year Ahead in Trade
In this episode, Andrew and the Trade Guys kick off 2020 by looking ahead at what will happen this year in trade from the EU, Brexit, and China. They also discuss Sen. Elizabeth Warren's endorsement of the USMCA.
Nothing Personal, Just Business
In this episode, Andrew asks the Trade Guys for a progress report on the USMCA as it garners positive headlines. Also on the agenda: The U.S. threatens tariffs on the E.U. in a spat about Airbus.
Throwing the Last of the Luggage on Board
In this episode, Trade Guy Scott reports back from the Windy City and fills Bill and Jack Caporal (filling in for Andrew)in on the USMCA. They also discuss the restart of U.S.-China talks, and Dr. Sabine Weyand's discussion earlier this week at CSIS headquarters.
In this episode, the Trade Guys and Jack Caporal (filling in for Andrew Schwartz) discuss the US-China trade ceasefire and developments from last week's G20 meetings. Why is the U.S. lifting the ban on selling equipment to Huawei? Plus, the European Union signs a huge trade deal with the Mercosur countries.
Mexico, the EU, and Going Nowhere Fast
On this episode, the Trade Guys unpack President Trump’s latest tariff threat against Mexico. Plus, CSIS’s very own Europe expert Heather Conley joins the show to breakdown the European Parliament election results, the turmoil political in the United Kingdom, and what it all means for the United States.
The Trade Stakes of Brexit
The trading relationship between the United Kingdom and European Union is deep, complex, and large, but that does not mean that the Brexit process and outcome will have no impact on its strength.
Let's Talk Sweden
In this episode, the Trade Guys sit down with Sweden’s Ambassador to the United States, Karin Olofsdotter. Together they discuss the perks of being a Swede, the U.S.-Sweden trade relationship, and the latest Brexit news.
Six Months Later: An Evaluation
Any evaluation must look both at the policy and its implementation—regular readers of this column may remember the story of the grasshopper and the ant. If the latter is flawed, then the merits of the policy end up being little more than a footnote.
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.
New Trump Administration’s Trade Negotiations: What’s Next?
The Trump administration has formally notified Congress that it intends to negotiate trade agreements with the European Union, United Kingdom, and Japan. The Scholl Chair explores what the next steps for each party are and where the negotiations could lead.
No to the Village People, but Yes to ‘Bait-and-Switch’?
The completion of USMCA negotiations, however, has allowed attention to turn to other trade issues. While talks with the European and Japan are looming, China is the topic _du jour_, especially in the wake of the vice president’s speech last week. And there, I think, we are witnessing the unfolding of a time-tested tactic—"bait-and-switch”—promising one thing and delivering something else, usually of lesser value.
Zero Tariffs, Zero Barriers, Zero Subsidies: Is This Even Possible?
The U.S. and European Union have agreed to negotiate towards “zero tariffs, zero non-tariff barriers, and zero subsidies on non-auto industrial goods.” What does that really mean, and is it possible?
The Emperor’s New Clothes
President Trump stormed into the Oval Office promising to tear up old trade deals and replace them with improved agreements. But so far, he has little to show for his fiery rhetoric about Americans being ripped off.
Are Tariffs the Greatest?
The Trade Guys discuss whether this is a harbinger of the president’s latest plan to slap 25 percent tariffs on foreign autos and auto parts as the administration makes the argument that auto imports may be a threat to national security.
U.S. Protectionism and the EU-Japan Trade Deal
Trade Guys Bill Reinsch and Scott Miller discuss the United States’ counter-offensive against WTO lawsuits filed by China, the EU, Canada, Mexico, and Turkey.
Counting Down to Tariff Time
The Trade Guys discuss the mayhem right before the United States pulls the trigger on imposing tariffs on China.
Goodbye to Harley Davidson and the WTO?
Trade Guys Bill Reinsch and Scott Miller discuss Harley Davidson’s decision to outsource some of their production and why it has upset the President.
Trade War Hitting A Fever Pitch
The Trade Guys, Scott Miller and Bill Reinsch put President Trump’s notion that trade wars are “good, and easy to win” to the test.
Bad Moon Rising Over G7
The Trade Guys, Scott Miller and Bill Reinsch recap the fallout from the Trump administration’s move to impose tariffs on the EU and Canada.