Álvaro Morales Salto-Weis

Program Asisstant, Global Business and Economics Program

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  • June 29, 2019
    Trump lifts some restrictions on Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei US President Donald J. Trump agreed on June 29 to lift some restrictions on Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei and delay imposing new tariffs on Chinese goods. These concessions were announced following
  • June 26, 2019
    US President Donald J. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping may agree to a temporary ceasefire in their ongoing trade war when they meet in Osaka, Japan, on June 29, but a full trade deal is unlikely, according to Bart
  • May 28, 2019
    The World Trade Organization (WTO)’s appellate body—part of the WTO’s dispute settlement system, once considered “the crown jewel” of the global trading system—is facing an existential crisis. The United States is blocking any new appointments to the body to force
  • May 11, 2019
    When Chinese negotiators reportedly walked back some of their commitments to structural changes within the framework of a US-China trade deal late last week, US President Donald J. Trump threatened to increase tariffs on Chinese imports from 10 percent to
  • May 08, 2019
    A strong economy and the support of his base have created the conditions necessary for US President Donald J. Trump to ratchet up pressure on China in trade talks, according to the Atlantic Council’s Bart Oosterveld. The stock market’s “muted
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Álvaro Morales Salto-Weis is a program assistant with the Global Business & Economics Program at the Atlantic Council. In this role, he executes the center's programming on transatlantic economic relations through the EuroGrowth Initiative and supports the overall program. His research interest include European economic integration, US-European economic relations, Brexit, and trade. He has been published on Newsweek, MarketWatch and the World Financial Review among other media outlets. 
Prior to joining the Council, he interned at the economic and financial affairs section of the European Union Delegation to the United States, where he briefed senior officials on US-EU financial developments and supported the EU’s economic agenda on multilateral institutions. Álvaro previously worked at the Ideas para el Progreso Think Tank in Madrid, where he focused on the regulation of the digital economy at the EU level. Álvaro holds Master's and Bachelor's degrees in Law and Economics from Carlos III University in Madrid. He is a registered attorney in Spain, where he is originally from. Álvaro spent a year in France at Panthéon-Sorbonne University in Paris, where he studied European integration and international economics. Álvaro is fluent in Spanish, English and French, and has a basic understanding of German.

You can follow him on Twitter @alvarosaltoweis