Why does protectionism lead to conflict and why does free trade help prevent it? Learn about the connection between peace and free trade.
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.
The global fashion industry faces tariffs on clothing exports, changing consumer demand, and of course, fallout from the pandemic.
USMCA eliminated trade barriers for most agricultural exports but some American growers argue that the tomato suspension agreement doesn’t do enough to protect against imports of increasingly competitive seasonal produce from Mexico.
The economic impact of infrastructure investment is significant – but a new scorecard ranks the United States’ infrastructure behind many of its biggest global competitors, adding manufacturing and trade costs.
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.”
Renewed investment in rural infrastructure like roads, waterways, and broadband would help American farmers compete in the global economy.
The global “orange economy” generates billions in revenue. Trade in the creative industries can help protect freedom of expression and promote shared cultural experiences.
Millions of “middle-skill” jobs – well-paying jobs that require post-secondary education and credentials but not a four-year degree have remained steadily in demand among employers. The U.S. federal government could also help create millions of new middle-skill jobs by passing an infrastructure bill.
Prior to COVID-19, many governments were stepping up to support women’s economic empowerment. Now it’s even more critical to support female entrepreneurs in the global economy through trade.