Trade

Op-Ed

Who Will Win as China's Economy Changes?

Author: Evan A. Feigenbaum
Business Standard

Evan A. Feigenbaum argues that while a rebalancing of China's economy will mean a more competitive and powerful China, it will also create new opportunities for those countries in Asia that get manufacturing and investment policies right.

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Op-Ed

Free Trade, Safe Trade

Author: Jagdish N. Bhagwati
The Times of India

Jagdish Bhagwati shares anecdotes of the sometimes-painful outcomes that protectionist policies can produce.

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Op-Ed

Why Free Trade Matters

Author: Jagdish N. Bhagwati
Project Syndicate

Jagdish Bhagwati takes on the critics of free trade.

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Op-Ed

More Trade and More Aid

Authors: Matthew J. Slaughter and Robert Z. Lawrence
New York Times

Matthew Slaughter and Robert Lawrence urge Washington to cut more free-trade deals while expanding the safety net for displaced workers.

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Video Interviewer: L. Camille Massey
Interviewee: James W. Owens

Jim Owens, Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Emeritus, discusses the importance of competitiveness and free trade issues for the long term economic health of the United States and for the country's leadership role in the world. Owens spoke to Council on Foreign Relations Vice President Camille Massey during CFR's 2011 Corporate Conference.

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Op-Ed

The Doha Round's Premature Obituary

Author: Jagdish N. Bhagwati
Project Syndicate

Jagdish Bhagwati says that the WTO's Doha Round negotiations are at a critical stage, hence the talks need a final political nudge, lest they disappear from the world's radar screen.

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Video

How Should the United States Address Its Chinese Trade Imbalance?

Speakers: Eswar Prasad, Peter Schiff, and Shang-Jin Wei
Presider: Joyce Chang

Experts outline variables such as nominal exchange rates, foreign exchange interventions, and macroeconomic imbalances as contributing factors affecting the trade relations between China and the United States.

This event was part of the McKinsey Executive Roundtable series in International Economics

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