TradeVistas has named the lobster the “2020 person of the year” in international trade. It’s a well-deserved honor. The lobster is at the center of a trade war that will go down as one of the most compelling cases of the futility of tariff politics.
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.
California faced record wildfires in 2020. The fight against wildfire is global, with help from international firefighters and gear.
What countries provide the most farm subsidies? Agricultural subsidies are, in part, a recognition of the unique challenges that the agriculture sector faces – but they can also have trade-distorting effects.
Follow the global journey of how official NBA basketballs are made, from the U.S. to China. Along the way, basketball has become entangled in geopolitics.
The United States argued to the WTO that tariffs against China were necessary to protect public morals. It lost the argument. Here’s how.
The dinosaur fossil trade is raising concerns within the scientific community, who worry that rare fossils in private collections won’t be available for future scientific study. The debate boils down to this: are dinosaur bones a commodity? Or a common good?
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.
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.
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.