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Trade Talks

Summary: Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (Peterson Institute for International Economics) cohost a podcast about the economics of international trade and policy. From trade wars to trade deals, this podcast covers trade developments with insights and economic analysis from two of the world's top trade geeks.

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Podcasts:

 149. Everyone Loves (or Hates) Buy America | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

President Biden’s first trade action was to tighten rules on what imports the US government can buy.

 148. The EU’s new trade policy, with Sabine Weyand of DG Trade | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Sabine Weyand joins to discuss EU trade policy, transatlantic cooperation and conflict, China, forced labor, WTO, climate and more.

 147. What’s in the new EU-UK trade deal? Brexperts explain | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

The EU and UK announce their long-awaited trade agreement formalizing Brexit. What is covered, and what is still to be negotiated.

 146. Semiconductors and US export bans – from Huawei to SMIC | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

How and why the United States is banning exports of semiconductors, software and tools to some of the world’s largest companies.

 145. Xinjiang’s forced labor, supply chains, and trade sanctions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Concerns escalate that forced labor and other crimes against humanity are taking place in Xinjiang, China.

 144. Trade policy transitions, with Ambassador Susan Schwab | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

From tariff leverage to trade deals, a former USTR explains how the baton is handed from one American administration to the next.

 143. RCEP – Separating fact from friction | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

China, Japan, South Korea and 12 other Asian countries finally signed that mega-trade deal. Here’s what’s in it.

 142. Can Biden Make Trade Boring Again? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

The incoming US administration inherits a big trade agenda. Who will lead it and how much of it will they do?

 141. Britain’s Trade Policy, 1815-2016 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

From Corn Laws to Imperial Preferences to joining the EEC, Britain’s current trade policy conundrum has echoes from the past.

 140. Is shipping ship-shape? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Containerized shipping is an odd business in normal times. What happens when you add a pandemic and a trade war?

 139. How Technology Enabled Trade: Digitization and Offshoring | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

At the turn of the century, electronic communication suddenly helped firms fragment production, but only some went overseas.

 138. Trade and the worst financial crisis of the century—in 1866 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

London’s central role in 19th century trade finance meant that its bank failure had effects for decades.

 137. Imbalances, Inequality, and Trade | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

China, the US and Germany each suffer from inequality and trade imbalances. Their linkages, and how policymakers try to fix them.

 136. Vaccine economics, and why we need trade to end the pandemic | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala explains one way to solve the economic problem of how to manufacture and globally distribute a vaccine.

 135. All you need to know about the race to lead the WTO | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

What people want from the next leader of the World Trade Organization.

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