The U.S. uranium and nuclear energy industries are interconnected. Section 232 uranium petitions show how trade policies are increasingly looked at through a national security lens.
About Andrea Durkin
Andrea Durkin is the Editor-in-Chief of TradeVistas and Founder of Sparkplug, LLC. Ms. Durkin previously served as a U.S. Government trade negotiator and has proudly taught international trade policy and negotiations for the last fifteen years as an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University’s Master of Science in Foreign Service program.
Entries by Andrea Durkin
The pandemic’s impact on trade, livelihoods, and our well-being has been profoundly negative. But even while we quarantine, trade helps us work on being healthy at home.
Existing global trade rules aren’t enough to mitigate the impact of internet censorship in China. Firms increasingly must choose between protecting freedom of expression or their market access.
U.S. leadership in the World Trade Organization (WTO) could serve as a counterbalance to China’s growing influence. But a new poll from TradeVistas shows that first, Americans need to know why they should care about the WTO.
What do ordinary Americans think about the World Trade Organization (WTO)? A new poll by TradeVistas found that a plurality of Americans support leaving the WTO – but almost as many are “unsure” or “indifferent.”
As World Trade Organization (WTO) members reform the global trading system, they should carry a renewed commitment to its future and a renewed vision to match that of its founders. We’ve come to rely on the WTO yet rarely stop to appreciate it. As evidenced by the results of a July 2020 TradeVistas poll, the public has very little understanding of the institution’s role.
The global “orange economy” generates billions in revenue. Trade in the creative industries can help protect freedom of expression and promote shared cultural experiences.
The “SheTrades Outlook” tool from the International Trade Centre analyzes trade and gender, tracking trade policies designed to promote more trade by women-owned businesses.
Murder hornets arrived on container ships, posing a threat to local honeybees that pollinate food we trade. Invasive alien species are a reminder that increased trade volume, changes in trade routes, and the expansion of airport and seaport capacity around the world means having to deal with the unwelcome stowaways in global trade.
New precautions in place due to COVID-19 have propelled us faster into the cashless economy with contactless payments. Learn why the future just might be cashless.