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.
Why does protectionism lead to conflict and why does free trade help prevent it? Learn about the connection between peace and free trade.
The global fashion industry faces tariffs on clothing exports, changing consumer demand, and of course, fallout from the pandemic.
In response to WTO-illegal European subsidies to its aircraft industry, the U.S. administration is reportedly considering what is known as “carousel” retaliation against the EU – a regular rotation of goods targeted for tariffs, designed to impose maximum pain. The United States and Europe have been on this ride before.
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.
“Techno-nationalist” trade policies are reshaping global supply chains in the semiconductor industry. The tech war over Huawei and 5G is growing.
Trade agreements address movie streaming trade barriers to increase international access for the U.S. film industry and digital entertainment abroad.
The economy of Argentina has been distorted by nearly 600 different export taxes. Trade restrictions can reinforce poor economic outcomes.
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.
Imported autos are being targeted with tariffs for “national security” reasons – but why? Congress introduced bipartisan bills to restrain the administration’s use of Section 232 tariffs. In a still-confidential 2019 report, the Department reportedly found that imported autos like the Volkswagon GTI “threaten to impair the national security” and recommended that the president impose tariffs as high as 25 percent.