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.

Bisher sind 228 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

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152. The murky world of export restrictions for COVID-19 vaccines

COVID-19 vaccines and vaccine inputs are in short supply globally. How the EU, US, UK and India are all limiting exports.


 2021-03-22  n/a

151. Container shipping costs are through the roof. Who’s paying?

Companies and regulators have begun to worry about the spike in container shipping costs and pandemic-related trade disruptions.


 2021-03-15  n/a

150. Is the WTO making it harder to end the pandemic?

India, South Africa, and more than 50 other countries propose changing WTO rules for vaccines and other medical supplies.


 2021-02-25  n/a

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.


 2021-02-03  n/a

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.


 2021-01-17  n/a

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