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Wed, Jun 12, 2019

US-Mexico deal reached: The economic reasons for avoiding tariffs

On June 12, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center in partnership with POLITICO, hosted a timely event to discuss the economic costs of tariffs on Mexican imports for US consumers. The event was held less than a week after a US-Mexico deal was reached. The event featured a keynote conversation with Senator Tom […]

Event Recap by Pablo Reynoso

Americas Economy & Business

Mon, Jul 30, 2018

Matthews in The Hill: Trump-EU olive branch a laudable first step in a long process

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Global Trade And The Americas by Barbara Matthews

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

Fri, Jun 1, 2018

Conference call: New steel and aluminum tariffs: What does it mean for US trade with Mexico, Canada and the European Union?

On Thursday, May 31, 2018 President Trump’s administration imposed new steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico, and European Union; three of the US’ closest allies. The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, in partnership with the Atlantic Council’s Global Business and Economics Program held a conference call the following day to discuss the […]

Event Recap by Patricia Thomas

Economy & Business European Union

Thu, Apr 13, 2017

TRADE in ACTION – April 13, 2017

This week in TradeinAction: After concluding his multi-day meeting with President Xi Jinping of China, President Trump  made many important policy reversals such as ceasing to advocate for the designation of China as a “currency manipulator” and voicing support for the Export-Import Bank. After many rounds of reforms, the International Monetary Fund has agreed to unlock new funds as part of the Greek debt relief […]

Global Trade And The Americas by Global Business & Economics Program

China Economy & Business

Thu, Mar 17, 2016

TTIP&TRADEinAction – March 17, 2016

Photo Credit: @MalmstromEU EC Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and US Trade Representative Michael Froman held a meeting in Washington, DC this last week with lead negotiators Dan Mullaney and Ignacio Garcia Bercero, Michael Punk, Ambassador David O’Sullivan and others to gauge the current status of negotiations and the way ahead.   – In Focus – From March 17-19, […]

Bremain vs Brexit by Global Business & Economics Program

Central Europe Cybersecurity

Mon, Feb 9, 2015

Leaders Make the Case for Trade

On February 5, key US administration, Congressional, and other leaders joined the Atlantic Council to discuss how the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) could be a game-changer for both the United States and its partners across the hemisphere. Congressman Dave Reichert opened the session with his first public address of 2015 on the trade agenda, followed by […]

Event Recap by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Trade

Fri, Dec 5, 2014

TTIP Action | December 2

  Donald Tusk Takes Office as President of the European Council“Both we and the Americans are responsible for the future of our relations. The year ahead will be crucial.”On December 1, former prime Minister of Poland Donald Tusk replaced Herman van Rompuy as the President of the European Council. At the handover ceremony, he stressed […]

Global Trade And The Americas by Global Business & Economics Program

Economy & Business Trade

Tue, Aug 12, 2014

Natural Gas: A New Hope for TPP

Though squabbles over automobiles and agricultural products appear to have stalled negotiations for the time being, all hope for a deal is far from lost. Indeed, there is one issue that might prove the lynchpin of concluding negotiations: energy. A free trade agreement that includes an element of national treatment of liquefied natural gas has […]

Global Trade And The Americas by Katelyn Lamson

Economy & Business Trade

Tue, Aug 12, 2014

Natural Gas: A New Hope for TPP

Though squabbles over automobiles and agricultural products appear to have stalled negotiations for the time being, all hope for a deal is far from lost. Indeed, there is one issue that might prove the lynchpin of concluding negotiations: energy. A free trade agreement that includes an element of national treatment of liquefied natural gas has […]

Global Trade And The Americas by Katelyn Lamson

Economy & Business Trade

Wed, Aug 6, 2014

What is causing the TPP bottleneck? A View from Japan

A year after Japan enthusiastically joined Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, a comprehensive agreement is still nowhere in sight. From the Japanese perspective, the gridlock appears to be related to disagreements between Japan and the United States over agriculture and automobiles. This seems puzzling at first glance, given that both countries’ leaders have spoken eloquently about […]

Global Trade And The Americas by Katelyn Lamson

Economy & Business Trade