No-Deal Brexit Looks Likelier Than Ever After the Pandemic
The U.K. and EU still find themselves far apart on crucial issues—with time running out.
China Puts the Final Kibosh on Trump’s Trade Deal
By reportedly halting major agricultural purchases, Beijing makes it likely U.S.-China relations will dramatically worsen.
All Roads to a Better Trade Deal Lead Through the WTO
In Washington, efforts to withdraw from the trade body are gaining momentum. That would be a big mistake.
U.S. Effort to Depart WTO Gathers Momentum
Both political parties are demonizing the world trade body, but many experts warn that such a move could seriously set back U.S. power and prestige.
No, the Pandemic Will Not Bring Jobs Back From China
The Trump administration says manufacturing jobs are coming home. The facts tell another story.
Trump’s China Trade Deal Is as Dead as Can Be
His much-touted trade victory has crashed and burned with the coronavirus pandemic.
Don’t Let China Steal Your Steel Industry
Beijing is rapidly becoming the dominant player in an industry vital to defense and technology companies. If the United States and Europe aren’t careful, they will become dependent.
The Great Decoupling
Washington is pressing for a post-pandemic decoupling from China. But the last big economic split brought on two world wars and a depression. What’s in store this time?
The Fate of the WTO and Global Trade Hangs on Fish
Tuna, cod, and mackerel are going to decide the future of the global trading order as the WTO struggles to complete a deal.
As If Things Aren’t Bad Enough, Trump Mulls Fresh Trade War With China
U.S. considers restoring tariffs as Trump makes reprisals against Beijing the center of his 2020 reelection bid.
The Coronavirus Is Cutting Off Africa’s Abortion Access
The collapse of medical supply chains has been a catastrophe for women in developing countries. Lockdowns have made matters worse.
Globalization Will Look Very Different After the Coronavirus Pandemic
New barriers are going up at breathtaking speed. The pandemic will accelerate not the demise of globalization but its transformation.
How the Economy Will Look After the Coronavirus Pandemic
The pandemic will change the economic and financial order forever. We asked nine leading global thinkers for their predictions.
The Ugly End of Chimerica
The coronavirus pandemic has turned a conscious uncoupling into a messy breakup.
Africa Is Bracing for a Head-On Collision With Coronavirus
As the pandemic reaches the continent, countries from Morocco to Malawi are facing a health crisis and an economic shock.
The Coronavirus Crisis Is a Diplomatic Opportunity for the United States and Iran
Washington and Tehran could use the public health emergency to show goodwill, dial down tensions while saving face, and avoid a dangerous confrontation.
Major Economies Face a ‘Sudden Stop’
Following Trump's European travel ban, Dow plunges 10 percent in the worst trading day since "Black Monday" 1987.
The Coronavirus Is Killing Globalization as We Know It
The outbreak has been a gift to nativist nationalists and protectionists, and it is likely to have a long-term impact on the free movement of people and goods.
Trump and Johnson Can Quickly Strike a Trade Deal—If They Avoid the Pitfalls
The U.S. and Britain both want a trade agreement post-Brexit. China and chickens could get in the way.