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Five Points about U.S. Trade Over the Last Thirty Years

Brad W. Setser | Council on Foreign Relations | 05/19/2020

1. Globalization hasn’t meant increased demand for U.S. exports of manufactures over time… Exports of manufactures (using the SITC data from chemicals through miscellaneous manufactures) are no higher, as a…

Coronavirus could reduce world trade by up to a third, according to the WTO

Philip Blenkinsop | World Economic Forum | 04/09/2020

  The WTO said global trade woul...

Viral protectionism in the time of coronavirus

Aaditya Mattoo and Michele Ruta | World Bank Blogs | 03/27/2020

By now we are all familiar with the sight of empty ...

Coronavirus: The Need to Adjust and Reshape Our Trade Agenda

Wendy Cutler | Asia Society Policy Institute | 03/17/2020

2020 was supposed to be a big year for tra...

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