Trade Talks

Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (Peterson Institute for International Economics) cohost a podcast about the economics of international trade and policy. From trade wars to trade deals, this podcast covers trade developments with insights and economic analysis from two of the world's top trade geeks.



85: Trump-China Negotiating Dramatics and Even More Tariffs

Keynes and Bown update the sudden change in US-China trade negotiations and President Trump’s tariff escalation. They speak with Lingling Wei in Beijing (Wall Street Journal) about misunderstandings and why the two sides remain so far apart. They also discuss the expected economic impact of Trump’s new tariffs, as well as his proposal to buy US farm products and distribute them to poor countries. Read more…

  • Soumaya Keynes. 2019. So far, Donald Trump’s trade war has not derailed the global economy. An escalation would inflict much greater damage. The Economist, 9 May.


 2019-05-12  n/a