Contributors provide unique perspectives on critical trade issues. Author’s views are their own, and do not reflect the views of WITA, its Board or its staff.


Four reasons Joe Biden and Donald Trump will not differ much on US trade policy

Stephen Olson | The South China Morning Post | 04/21/2021

With President Biden approaching the 100-day mark in office, we’ve already learned four important things about how trade policy is likely to unfold at least initially under the new US administration. While it is still early days, here’s what we know so far:   1. Trump’s legacy will…

Tariffs and the Trade Balance: How Trump Validated His Critics

Benn Steil and Benjamin Della Rocca | Council on Foreign Relations | 04/21/2021

Before Donald Trump...

Will Biden Repeat Trump’s Automotive Mistakes?

Scott Lincicome | CATO Institute | 02/12/2021

The New York Times yesterday provided an in-depth look at the Bide...

Trump’s Trade Failure Can Be Biden’s Win On China And WTO

Christine McDaniel | Forbes | 02/01/2021

By former President Trump’s own metric, his trade war with ...

How Trump’s Tariffs Really Affected the U.S. Job Market

Michael Pettis | Carnegie Endowment | 01/28/2021

A recent study on U.S.-China trade concludes that Trum...

Trump-Biden Buy American Policies: Costly for Taxpayers

Bryan Riley | National Taxpayers Union Foundation | 01/26/2021

After President Trump made issuing a Buy Am...

Biden’s trade policy needs effective commercial diplomacy

Earl Anthony Wayne & Shaun Donnelly | The Hill | 01/15/2021

The incoming Biden administration has...


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