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Forced labor and child labor — a continued major distortion in international trade for some products

Terence P. Stewart | Current Thoughts on Trade | 01/24/2021

In recent years, the United States has paid more attention to the trade distortions flowing from forced labor and child labor in other countries, particularly in China. While there has…

Revitalizing the WTO under a Biden administration

Clete Willems | Atlantic Council | 01/12/2021

Longstanding bipartisan US concerns about the WTO will persist and...

An Assessment of Donald Trump’s Record on Trade

The Economist | 10/24/2020

“We will stand up to trade cheating,” Donald Trump promised in 2016. He pledge...

Calculating the True Cost of Trump’s “Trade Wars”

Scott Lincicome | CATO Institute | 10/14/2020

Given the centrality of trade policy to President Trump’s ...

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