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The Road that divided the EU: Italy joins China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Femke van der Eijk and Angela Pandita Gunavardana | European Law Blog | 06/25/2019

China’s global influence has grown dramatically in recent years. Its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is an important manifestation of this rise. On 23 March 2019 Italy, the first G7 country,…

We can do right by the planet and the economy

Orit Frenkel | The Hill | 06/17/2019

Most of the Democrats now running for president are embracing policies to addre...

What is Wrong with the WTO?

David A. Wemer | The Atlantic Council | 06/14/2019

Coming up on the anniversary of the July 2018 “trade truce” between European Commi...

Opposing New Taxes And Supporting Trade Is NOT Unpatriotic

Bryan Riley | National Taxpayers Union | 06/14/2019

The Trump administration is considering whether to ...

Women in International Trade Communiqué: Section 232 Tariffs on Aluminum and Steel

Jennifer Hillman, Eileen P. Bradne, Anne Clawson, Ann Wilson, Nicole Vasilaros, and Evelyn M. Suarez, Esq. |Women in International Trade Communiqué | 06/12/2019

Donald Trump’s Capricious Tariffs Open the Door to Corruption

Dean Baker | Center for Economic and Policy Research | 06/10/2019

Donald Trump has repeatedly proc...

Currency Manipulation Continues to Decline

Christopher G. Collins and Joseph E. Gagnon | Peterson Institute for International Economics | 06/06/2019

Currency mani...


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