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U.S. Trade Deficits Hit Record Highs In 2021

Robert E. Scott | Economic Policy Institute | 02/15/2022

The U.S. goods trade deficit reached a record $1.09 trillion in 2021—an increase of $168.7 billion (18.3%) from the 2020 trade deficit—according to new U.S. Census Bureau data. The broader…

5 Years Later The United States Is Still Paying For Its TPP Blunder

Colin Grabow | CATO Institute | 02/10/2022

Last month—January 23 to be exact—marked the five‐...

The US Must Act Now On Trade And Economic Leadership In The Indo-Pacific And China

Representative Carol D. Miller (R-W.VA.) and Representative Darin M. Lahood (R-ILL.) | The Hill | 01/24/2022

The U.S. Heads Further Down the Path to Managed Trade

Gary Clyde Hufbauer | Barron's | 01/22/2022

Allies for more than a century, now jointly facing Russian and C...

What Biden Should Do on Trade

Takatoshi Ito | Project Syndicate | 01/19/2022

America’s rapid accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pa...

The Coming Trade Sanctions Against Russia

Michael Volkov | JD Supra | 01/19/2022

President Putin is making sure that Russia dominates the early 2022 headlines. As...


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