Covid-19 panic shopping and the 2020 toilet paper shortage has made it clear: Americans love their toilet paper. The U.S. is a top producer and consumer of TP. Learn about trade in bathroom tissue – and why toilet paper shortages are truly a first-world worry.
Even the National Parks can’t escape the economic impact of COVID-19. Learn how coronavirus affects tourism in National Park gateway communities and international U.S. trade exports.
Air cargo (sometimes carried by passenger flight) is critical infrastructure that is moving medical supplies where they are needed most to fight the coronavirus.
The WTO zero-for-zero tariff agreement on trade in health-related products needs to be expanded. Free trade will help promote recovery after COVID-19.
Learn about global trade in baby products like diapers, toys, and car seats – and the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on the baby care industry.
The UK released its public negotiating objectives for a post-Brexit free trade agreement with the United States, but Invest Northern Ireland isn’t waiting on a deal to start taking advantage of stronger trade and investment relations for Belfast and Northern Ireland.
Trade in live animals is listed in Chapter 1 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule. Livestock trade (from bees to goat farming) provides extra income and improves nutrition in developing countries.
Harley-Davidson wants to grow international sales of its iconic motorcycles. But tariffs have thrown a monkey-wrench into those plans. Tariffs on Harley-Davidson bikes are a sticking point in U.S.-India trade relations.
Dating back thousands of years, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is now an economic driver for China. But as TCM is traded globally in the modern age, the industry will need to find a balanced approach to quality, safety, and the sustainability of precious resources. Dig into the ethics surrounding TCM trade.
As more people grow concerned about where their products come from, how they are sourced, and the processes used to make them, demand for sustainable products could begin to reshape global trade.