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October 9, 2018
There's a new US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement after more than a year of high-stakes drama. President Trump's fingerprints are all over the deal, announced September 30, a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which took effect in 1994. Trade deals typically aim to boost...

Chad P. Bown (PIIE)


June 8, 2018
US domestic policy tools such as tariffs have proven insufficient to address the underlying distortions in the Chinese market. A US-only approach is bound to fail in the absence of new and enforceable international rules on state-owned enterprises. Video of Bown's testimony is available here .

Chad P. Bown (PIIE)