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TradeVistas | trade was a top issue for voters in the 2020 election

New Poll: Trade Was a Top Issue for Many 2020 Voters

Nearly half of U.S. voters identified trade as a top issue influencing their vote for president in 2020, according to a post-election poll by TradeVistas.

TradeVistas | the potential economic impact of Abraham Accords

Abraham Accords Expected to Yield Immediate Middle East Trade Dividends

The Abraham Accords will be much more than symbolic if they result in a positive economic impact from private commercial activity and stronger trade relations.

TradeVistas | Elections Impact Free Trade Votes

The Anti-Free Trade Effect of Elections

Evidence points to elections having an anti-free trade effect on politicians. Term length and the electoral calendar play a key role in determining the outcome of votes on trade policy

TradeVistas | history of Buy American policies supporting Made in USA procurement

Evolution of Buy American Policies

The concept of maximizing taxpayer spend on American goods and services extends all the way back to the founding of the United States. Here’s a primer on the history of Buy American policies.

TradeVistas | survey finds Nebraskans support trade but trust in media and trade policy is low

Nebraskans Support Trade But Trust in Media and Washington Is Low

Nebraskans appreciate trade’s role in the Nebraska economy. U.S. agricultural exports have a positive impact. But trust in the media and D.C. is low.

TradeVistas | India is a top trading partner with the U.S.

U.S.-India Trade Ties Continue to Defy Gravity

India is one of the United States’ top ten trading partners. But trade deficits continue to be a hot topic for policymakers in both Washington and New Delhi.

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The Architecture of Services Trade

An architect’s style and skill doesn’t always win the day when competing in overseas markets for services. Some trade policies are like scaffolding protecting local professionals, but some trade rules offer support beams that enable global talent to build the vibrant cityscapes of today and tomorrow.

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Four Ways Trade is Like March Madness

Trade policy is at a historical crossroads — a jump ball, as it were. As we enjoy the NCAA Tournament, let’s look at four similarities between trade and college basketball.