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.

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149. Everyone Loves (or Hates) Buy America

President Biden’s first trade action was to tighten rules on what imports the US government can buy.



148. The EU’s new trade policy, with Sabine Weyand of DG Trade

Sabine Weyand joins to discuss EU trade policy, transatlantic relations, China, forced labor, WTO, climate, and more.


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147. What’s in the new EU-UK trade deal? Brexperts explain

The EU and UK announce their long-awaited trade agreement formalizing Brexit. What is covered, and what is still to be negotiated.


 2021-01-04  n/a

146. Semiconductors and US export bans – from Huawei to SMIC

How and why the United States is banning exports of semiconductors, software and tools to some of the world’s largest companies.


 2020-12-21  n/a

145. Xinjiang’s forced labor, supply chains, and trade sanctions

Concerns escalate that forced labor and other crimes against humanity are taking place in Xinjiang, China.


 2020-12-03  n/a

144. Trade policy transitions, with Ambassador Susan Schwab

From tariff leverage to trade deals, a former USTR explains how the baton is handed from one American administration to the next.


 2020-11-24  n/a

143. RCEP – Separating fact from friction

China, Japan, South Korea and 12 other Asian countries finally signed that mega-trade deal. Here’s what’s in it.


 2020-11-18  n/a

142. Can Biden Make Trade Boring Again?

The incoming US administration inherits a big trade agenda. Who will lead it and how much of it will they do?


 2020-11-11  n/a

141. Britain’s Trade Policy, 1815-2016

From Corn Laws to Imperial Preferences to joining the EEC, Britain’s current trade policy conundrum has echoes from the past.


 2020-10-26  n/a

140. Is shipping ship-shape?

Containerized shipping is an odd business in normal times. What happens when you add a pandemic and a trade war?


 2020-10-12  n/a