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.
COVID-19 vaccines and vaccine inputs are in short supply globally. How the EU, UK, US and India are all limiting exports.
Companies and regulators have begun to worry about the spike in container shipping costs and pandemic-related trade disruptions.
India, South Africa, and more than 50 other countries propose changing WTO rules for vaccines and other medical supplies.
President Biden’s first trade action was to tighten rules on what imports the US government can buy.
Sabine Weyand joins to discuss EU trade policy, transatlantic cooperation and conflict, China, forced labor, WTO, climate and more.
The EU and UK announce their long-awaited trade agreement formalizing Brexit. What is covered, and what is still to be negotiated.
How and why the United States is banning exports of semiconductors, software and tools to some of the world’s largest companies.
Concerns escalate that forced labor and other crimes against humanity are taking place in Xinjiang, China.
From tariff leverage to trade deals, a former USTR explains how the baton is handed from one American administration to the next.
China, Japan, South Korea and 12 other Asian countries finally signed that mega-trade deal. Here’s what’s in it.
The incoming US administration inherits a big trade agenda. Who will lead it and how much of it will they do?
From Corn Laws to Imperial Preferences to joining the EEC, Britain’s current trade policy conundrum has echoes from the past.
Containerized shipping is an odd business in normal times. What happens when you add a pandemic and a trade war?
At the turn of the century, electronic communication suddenly helped firms fragment production, but only some went overseas.
London’s central role in 19th century trade finance meant that its bank failure had effects for decades.