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Fri, Oct 11, 2019

US-China trade war reaches a pause, but still a long way to resolution

While the current trade war pause is good news for many concerned about a damaging escalation in tensions between two of the world’s most important economies, there remains a long road ahead before either Beijing or Washington is ready to fully commit to trade peace.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

China Trade

Tue, Oct 8, 2019

Belt and Road in Latin America: A regional game changer?

A pragmatic, proactive, and forward-thinking approach is key to ensuring that a massive and evolving Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) provides concrete benefits to Latin America and the Caribbean. In particular, countries in the region—and the United States—should take stock of four emerging BRI trends to stay ahead of the game.

Issue Brief by Pepe Zhang

China Energy & Environment

Sun, Oct 6, 2019

Ellinas in Cyprus Mail: EEZ: Cyprus has the right, Turkey has the might

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business International Markets

Fri, Oct 4, 2019

Linscott quoted in ThePrint on failed US-India trade negotiations

In the News by Atlantic Council

India South Asia

Thu, Oct 3, 2019

A digital agenda for the new European Commission: issues and opportunities

Under the outgoing European Commission of President Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Union has emerged as the regulatory superpower of the global digital economy. Early signs indicate Brussels will continue to leverage the power of the single market and its regulatory approach when a new Commission takes office in November 2019.

Blog Post by Jörn Fleck and Alex Baker

European Union International Markets
Modi Trump Trade

Thu, Oct 3, 2019

In search of the elusive US-India trade deal

There was no more auspicious a moment for creating an historic precedent on trade between the two countries—as limited as it was likely to be. We can only hope that the momentum for a deal has not entirely slipped away

New Atlanticist by Mark Linscott

India Trade
Malmstrom airbus tariff

Thu, Oct 3, 2019

Transatlantic policy makers face a tariff tightrope walk

How US and European policy makers react to the WTO decision in the aircraft sector will likely determine how US policy makers proceed regarding the auto sector tariffs. Trade policy risks have thus increased overnight.

New Atlanticist by Barbara C. Matthews

European Union International Organizations

Wed, Oct 2, 2019

Europe’s new commission: The outlook for digital policy

A quick look at how the new European Commission will line up on digital policy.

New Atlanticist by Frances Burwell

Cybersecurity Europe & Eurasia

Wed, Oct 2, 2019

WTO tariff ruling could deepen transatlantic trade fight

“Engaging in serious negotiations to solve the problem on both sides is much more sensible than going for immediate tariffs and triggering a tit-for tat,” Antonio de Lecea said.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

European Union International Organizations

Tue, Oct 1, 2019

Recap: Roundtable with Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, India’s Minister of External Affairs

On October 1st, 2019, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center hosted a roundtable conversation with Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs of the Republic of India. The discussion focused on the future of US-India relations amidst a renewed Western focus on geopolitics and economic development in the region. In his opening remarks, Dr. Jaishankar […]

Event Recap by Harris Samad

Afghanistan India

Events

Fri, Oct 18, 2019

Unleashing US-Mexico Opportunities: Featuring H.E. Arturo Herrera, Mexico’s Secretary of Finance, and US Representative Henry Cuellar of Texas

H.E. Arturo Herrera will give a timely overview on Mexico's public finances and macroeconomic priorities.

9:00am Washington DC DC

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Fixing a Faltering Economy: A Conversation with Sudan’s Minister of Finance

The newly appointed Sudanese Minister of Finance, H.E. Dr. Ibrahim Elbadawi, will discuss his reform agenda for the economy.

4:00pm Washington DC

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

A Conversation with H.E. Nadia Calviño, Finance Minister of Spain

A discussion on the Spanish economy’s growth prospects, necessary institutional reforms at the EU level, and the impact of the global trade war on economic momentum in the euro area.

2:30pm Washington DC