All Content

Mon, Feb 22, 2021

Busch in The Hill: Biden administration must settle unwinnable WTO cases over steel and aluminum tariffs

Marc Busch writes in The Hill that the US should not want to win its WTO cases on steel and aluminum, as doing so would risk the rest of the world using a wider definition for the WTO's "national security" exception.

In the News by Marc L. Busch

Americas China

Fri, Feb 5, 2021

Busch in The Hill: COVID, Barley and a most unusual Australia-China trade war

Marc Busch writes that Australia may have effectively leveraged some of the WTO's misfunction to its political benefit in a trade disagreement with China.

In the News by Marc L. Busch

Australia China

Mon, Jan 25, 2021

Busch in The Hill: Biden’s trade ‘reset’ depends on what happens with trade promotion authority

Marc Busch writes that Biden must request and retain a trade promotion authority if he is to solve long-term trade issues like the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a US-UK deal, and the Airbus-Boeing dispute.

In the News by Marc L. Busch

Economy & Business Political Reform

Marc L. Busch is the Karl F. Landegger professor of international business diplomacy at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a nonresident senior fellow in the Scowcroft Center’s Transatlantic Security Initiative. He is an expert on international trade policy and law.

He chairs the International Standards Organization (ISO) committee drafting a standard on International Affairs and Trade Policy (ISO/IEC 17024). He hosts TradeCraft (www.tradecraftpodcast.com @TradeCraft_pod), a podcast on trade policy and law available on iTunes and SoundCloud. He previously served for two terms as a “cleared advisor” on technical trade barriers to the US Department of Commerce and the United States trade representative. 

Dr. Busch has addressed a wide range of governments and international institutions, including the Advisory Centre on World Trade Organization Law, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, the World Bank, and the United Nations. He has testified before the US Congress on Airbus-Boeing litigation, the Canadian Senate on softwood lumber litigation, and a NAFTA 2022 panel on best practices in dispute settlement. He has consulted to APCO Worldwide, Bell Canada, Booz Allen Hamilton, Boston Consulting Group, DCI Group, Frontier Strategy Group, Goruck, Health Canada, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, McKinsey & Company, Monitor Group, Nomacorc, PhRMA, Philip Morris International, Sidley Austin, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, the United Nations, the World Bank, and the Trade Law Division of the Department of International Trade Canada.

He previously taught at Queen’s University and Harvard. In 2010, Forbes Magazine named his course, “Business, Government and the Global Economy,” one of the Top 10 Most Innovative MBA courses in the United States.