Why India Refused to Join the World’s Biggest Trading Bloc
New Delhi chose protectionism over the RCEP. History suggests it made the wrong call.
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The United States and Europe must find a synthesis between the free trading dogmas of yesterday and the nationalist impulses of today.
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The West needs a strong, committed, engaged White House to hedge against China’s inexorable rise.
Trump Takes Aim at NAFTA Once Again
With reported plans to pull out of the trade pact, the administration seeks to ratchet up pressure on Canada and Mexico.
Japan Wants to Revive the Trans Pacific Partnership Even Without the U.S.
Here's the thinking behind the decision.
Trump Should Make the Case for Trade With China
Past administrations have made progress in enforcing trade rules with China, but not in convincing the American public of their effectiveness.
Mexico Can Handle Trump Just Fine
The country’s greatest obstacles are close to home, not north of the border.
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Trump’s Mexico policy inventions could rupture ties and thus undermine vital U.S. national interests.
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One might be tempted to preach patience, but it is worth remembering that the Obama administration dragged out its trade negotiations for a very long time before ultimately failing
Democrats Need a Strong Alternative to Trump’s ‘Economic Nationalism’
Trump’s narrative is simple: Foreigners have been taking advantage of the United States and its workers.
Trump’s Grand Strategic Train Wreck
Believe it or not, the president has a grand strategy. But it's a nightmarish mess.
Turf War Before Trade War
Worrisome rumblings on trade have been emanating from President-elect Donald Trump's transition team.
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Anti-trade rhetoric cood doom the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
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In a charged election year, with China suspicion running high, it becomes even more vital that analyses be well-conceived.