Some analysts say the U.S.-China disagreement over tire imports could provoke a damaging trade dispute at a time when the two giant economies are needed to lead global economic growth.
Despite common assumptions, oil prices are likely to remain low for a while: key producers, especially Saudi Arabia, have been boosting their production, and demand growth in top consumers like the United States and China will be more modest than expected.
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India's growing economic and political influence in Afghanistan has angered Pakistan, the traditional power there, and has experts worried that Afghanistan could become another battleground in the long-standing rivalry between South Asia's two giants.
The Obama administration should offer African countries that govern well an opportunity to participate in reciprocal free trade agreements.
International Institute for Sustainable Development policy recommendations concerning trade and climate change.
Stephan Haggard and Marcus Noland write that sanctions alone are not enough to force North Korea to relinquish its nuclear weapons, but that the United States and other countries can make an impact if they pursue North Korea's international financial intermediaries, such as China.
Experts say graduating Russia from Cold War-era legislation linked to emigration and trade would be a step toward warming relations with Moscow.
Amity Shlaes considers the elimination of the job of U.S trade representative.
Jagdish N. Bhagwati and Arvind Panagariya argue that legal protectionism used indiscriminately could undermine the liberal trading system. When exhortation does not work, the threat of retaliation is needed to deter such protectionism.
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Chinese exports aren't entirely Chinese--and neither is the U.S.-China trade deficit.
Edward Alden argues, "the U.S. can't afford to keep turning away the best and the brightest."
Matthew J. Slaughter argues that "President Obama's recent soundbites suggest an uncompetitive auto industry."
Watch James W. Owens, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Caterpillar, Inc., share his perspective on the effect of the financial crisis on the U.S. economy and trade.
Listen to James W. Owens, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Caterpillar, Inc., share his perspective on the effect of the financial crisis on the U.S. economy and trade.
This USIP working paper examines regime stability in North Korea in the framework of "North Korea, Inc." - the state's trading companies and their commericial interactions with South Korea.
Listen to Benn Steil, CFR Senior Fellow and Director of International Economics, as he speaks about his new book, Money, Markets, and Sovereignty, and the implications of monetary nationalism for today's global economy.
Jagdish Bhagwati argues that the Employee Free Choice Act is a free trade compatible approach to dealing with the stagnation in workers' real wages.
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
The author analyzes the potentially serious consequences, both at home and abroad, of a lightly overseen drone program and makes recommendations for improving its governance.
A groundbreaking analysis of what the changes in American energy mean for the economy, national security, and the environment. More
A roadmap for the United States' greatest overlooked foreign policy challenge of our time--relations with its southern neighbor. More
Two experts argue that despite myriad development strategies, only one can succeed in alleviating poverty in India: the overall growth of the country's economy. More