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Global Trade Can Exist Without Globalism
International trade can be maintained without globalist policies, according to Daniel Griswold, Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center. In this episode of Crossroads we speak with Griswold about free ...
September 25, 2019
Comparative Advantage and the High Costs of “Free” Trade
“NAFTA brought [none of] the huge gains its proponents promised. Still, NAFTA contributed significantly to one market in ...
July 29, 2019
Trading With China: Resetting the Balance
Commentary Not that long ago, so it seems, my politically enlightened friends complained about the United States' trade ...
June 12, 2019
Ronald J. Rychlak
Canada Should Remain Vigilant About the Idea of a Free Trade Agreement with China
Free trade is one of the political and economic principles that comes closest to having unanimity for Canadians. ...
May 15, 2019
Brian Lee Crowley
Tough Road Ahead Likely for Passage of USMCA
WASHINGTON—While Democrats are skeptical about the new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, President Donald Trump is confident ...
March 26, 2019
China-Australia Free Trade Blamed for Two-Year Aquaculture Shutdown, Costing Industry Over $23 Million
Australian prawn farmers, who lost entire crops to a white spot outbreak, are furious at the country's federal ...
January 24, 2019
Beijing Exerted Pressure to Thwart Australia-Taiwan Free Trade Agreement: Former Foreign Minister
An Australian politician has revealed that Australia abandoned plans for a free trade agreement (FTA) with Taiwan due ...
October 29, 2018
Mimi Nguyen Ly
The Road to Free Trade
Every trade, before it takes place and without exception, benefits both sides. I buy a shirt for $15. ...
October 28, 2018
The Peaceful Nature of Trade
The fact that other people own things we want is central to the reason we trade. There are ...
October 4, 2018
Donald J. Boudreaux
US, Japan Agree to Start Negotiations on Bilateral Free-Trade Pact
President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sept. 26 agreed to begin negotiations for a ...
September 26, 2018
Japan’s Abe Said to Be Willing to Make Trade Concessions to Avoid US Tariffs
Japan is willing to make concessions to Washington and enter into bilateral trade negotiations in hopes of avoiding ...
September 25, 2018
Struggling China Desperately Seeks Canada Trade Lifeline
In a desperate move, Beijing is now trying to revive free trade talks with Canada even after one ...
August 30, 2018
Canada Back at Negotiating Table for NAFTA 2.0
Canada is back at the negotiating table in talks to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ...
August 29, 2018
NAFTA Talks With US ‘Very Constructive’: Canada
Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Tuesday, Aug. 28, called her her first negotiating session with U.S. Trade ...
August 29, 2018
Australia Expects Free Trade Deals This Year With Indonesia, Hong Kong
SYDNEY—The Australian government expects to seal free trade agreements with Indonesia and Hong Kong by year's end, its ...
August 17, 2018
Australia and EU Seek to Bolster Partnership, Enhance Trade Ties
Australia and the European Union have agreed to a number of measures to bolster relations and expressed their ...
August 8, 2018
Whose Trade War Is It Anyway?
War is aggression, often with the use of physical violence to conquer land, people, and power. Trade wars, ...
July 26, 2018
Trump Pitches America-First in Davos
President Donald Trump addressed the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos on Jan. 26. In his much-anticipated speech, Trump defended ...
January 26, 2018
No Plan to Start Free Trade Talks as Trudeau Continues China Trip
Formal free trade negotiations between Canada and China have been put on hold, at least for now. Prime ...
December 5, 2017
Canada a Key Target for China, Says Former CSIS Senior Manager
Canada may not be in the same league as world powers like the United States or the United ...
December 4, 2017
Is a Free Trade Deal With China Worth It for Canada?
Does Canada really need a free trade agreement with China?
October 12, 2017
Getting in Bed With a Dragon
Canada’s need to attract foreign capital and China’s desire for strategic investments abroad are playing an elaborate game ...
March 29, 2017
Why Free Trade Doesn’t Work for the Workers
According to conventional economic theory, free trade is a winner for developing and developed countries alike. That's how ...
November 21, 2016
The US Needs to Work Fast on Passing the TPP
As the din in the U.S. Presidential race gets noisier, issues of national interest are being put on ...
June 5, 2016
Japan May Have Tricky Time Passing TPP After Making Concessions on Rice, Beef
Japan, by far the second-biggest economy in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, played a key role in finalizing the trade ...
October 12, 2015
Nicole L. Freiner
We May Have Cinched TPP, but Is US Trade a Lost Cause?
President Barack Obama, with fast-track negotiating powers in his back pocket, managed to seal the biggest trade agreement ...
October 8, 2015
Trans-Pacific Partnership: Boost or Not for Participant Economies?
If negotiations are completed and ratified by the countries involved, is the Trans-Pacific Partnership likely to create more ...
August 18, 2015
US Economy a ‘Bright Spot’ in Global Outlook
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Supreme Court Asked to Resolve Appeals Court Split Over Deportation of Permanent Residents
Pompeo Says There Was No Quid Pro Quo Tied to Ukraine Aid
Four Ways Pelosi Impeachment Inquiry Fails Hillary’s Watergate Tests
Final Report From House Antitrust Probe Into Big Tech Expected by ‘First Part’ of 2020
All US Troops Withdrawing From Syria Are Going to Western Iraq, Says Esper