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.
China’s Digital Silk Road (DSR) will build digital infrastructure and develop new trade ecosystems across the developing world amid growing tensions with the United States.
“Techno-nationalist” trade policies are reshaping global supply chains in the semiconductor industry. The tech war over Huawei and 5G is growing.
Blacklisting is being increasingly deployed in the battle over tech trade. The U.S. is controlling the export of commercial technologies to China in the name of national security.
More Americans say they won’t purchase U.S. imports from China. China is no longer America’s top source of imports. But are we really willing to pay more?
U.S. pig farmers want to help the world bring home the (American) bacon through exports. But the pork industry faces volatile markets and supply chain disruptions due to COVID-19 and African Swine Fever overseas.
The Kearney Reshoring Index shows if trade tension with China and COVID-19 pushes American companies to bring manufacturing “back” to the United States.
COVID-19 will have an enduring impact on trade. Rising nationalism and a push to diversify supply chains are moving countries away from reliance on China toward regional trade agreements for global trade security.
Wildlife trade is a multibillion dollar business that is under scrutiny due to its impacts on human health, animals, and habitats around the world. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) aims to ensure that international trade in plants and animals does not threaten their survival.
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.