America’s Tai faces uphill battle to quell EU trade war fears – POLITICO

America’s Tai faces uphill battle to quell EU trade war fears – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article PRAGUE — U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai traveled more than 4,000 miles to prevent a transatlantic trade war over electric vehicles, but her European Union colleagues signaled Monday that they would be a tough crowd to win over. The growing spat depends on US legislation that encourages consumers … Read more

Scholz og Macron truer med handelsrepressalier mod Biden – POLITICO

Scholz og Macron truer med handelsrepressalier mod Biden – POLITICO

Tryk på play for at lytte til denne artikel BERLIN/PARIS — Efter offentligt faldet ud, har Olaf Scholz og Emmanuel Macron fundet noget, de er enige om: stigende alarm over unfair konkurrence fra USA og det potentielle behov for, at Europa slår tilbage. Den tyske kansler og den franske præsident diskuterede deres fælles bekymringer under … Read more

In the wake of Brexit, the UK still lacks a US trade deal

In the wake of Brexit, the UK still lacks a US trade deal

One of the big dividends of Brexit was supposed to be a UK trade deal with the US that helped offset the economic pain of erecting trade barriers with the EU, Britain’s biggest trading partner. British Prime Minister Liz Truss told reporters last week that no current talks were taking place and that she did … Read more

WTO holds big meeting to tackle vaccines, food shortages – WKRC TV Cincinnati

WTO holds big meeting to tackle vaccines, food shortages – WKRC TV Cincinnati

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China’s competitiveness Bill faces obstacles as time runs out

China’s competitiveness Bill faces obstacles as time runs out

WASHINGTON – Disputes over legislation designed to increase US competitiveness vis-à-vis China are blurring its prospects in Congress as lawmakers enter a period of make-or-break negotiations. Many lawmakers say the far-reaching, complex package – which even includes a section on kitchen sinks – is likely to last this year. But quarrels arise over proposed national … Read more

Nations aim to secure supply chains by turning offshoring into ‘Friend-Shoring’

Nations aim to secure supply chains by turning offshoring into ‘Friend-Shoring’

WASHINGTON – As the war and pandemic uncover the fragility of supply chains, the United States and its allies are pursuing a new form of global trade, one that restricts trade to a circle of trusted nations. Fans call the shift “friend-shoring”. The new strategy is a departure from the economic globalization of recent decades, … Read more

Biden officials are divided over easing China’s tariffs to curb inflation

Biden officials are divided over easing China’s tariffs to curb inflation

WASHINGTON – The Biden administration is divided over whether to reduce tariffs on imports from China in an effort to reduce consumer costs and reduce inflation, as the White House reconsiders a move that has divided officials. On one side of the debate in the administration is the Minister of Finance Janet Yellen and Trade … Read more