The Trump administration has formally notified Congress that it intends to negotiate trade agreements with the European Union, United Kingdom, and Japan. The Scholl Chair explores what the next steps for each party are and where the negotiations could lead.
Treasury’s decision not to label China as a currency manipulator in its latest semiannual currency report may reflect its aim to preserve the report’s credibility, as Stephanie Segal from CSIS Simon Chair writes in a new CQ piece.
Chances are you do not work in agriculture or in manufacturing. Nevertheless, when politicians and the media talk about trade, they almost always talk about industrial workers, farmers, and the U.S. trade deficit, as CSIS Scholl Chair writes in a new CQ piece.
October 15, 2018
| William Alan ReinschWhen the U.S. ambassador to the WTO, Dennis Shea, was at CSIS last week for a public conversation, he did not make front page news, no doubt much to his relief, as CSIS Scholl Chair William Reinsch writes in a new commentary.
We are witnessing the unfolding of a time-tested tactic of “bait-and-switch” when it comes to the Trump administration’s promotion of USMCA as CSIS Scholl Chair Bill Reinsch writes in a new commentary.
The addition of a chapter on macroeconomic and exchange rate policies in USMCA could serve as a precedent for future U.S. trade agreements with other trading partners as Stephanie Segal, Simon Chair deputy director and senior fellow, writes in a new CQ piece.
October 4, 2018
| Michael A. MateraSerious runs on the Argentine peso over the last six months have been responded to with a sizeable IMF financial arrangement that was first signed in June 2018 and revised in late-September as CSIS Americas Program Director Michael Matera writes in a new commentary.
With a newly revised program framework now at hand, many criticisms of Argentina and the IMF have been advanced. But they miss the bigger picture as Mark Sobel, non-resident senior adviser for the Simon Chair in Political Economy, writes in his commentary.
Beijing is already on a dangerous path, and Washington should be better prepared for the risks that can result quickly from the disruptions in China’s financial system as CSIS Freeman Chair-affiliated scholars Logan Wright and Dan Rosen write in a new commentary.
With the agreed USMCA along with an apparent truce with Europe may allow the Trump administration to turn more of its focus to its growing trade dispute with China, some questions still linger as CSIS expert Jack Caporal writes in a new CQ.