U.S. Trade Policy at a Crossroads: What the People Really Want
As the Doha round languishes, and free trade agreements with Peru, Columbia, Panama and South Korea wait in the wings, Congress is grappling with how to approach U.S. trade policy. We work and live in a global economy built on freer trade, yet there's a growing angst associated with globalization that has given rise to a populist trend toward protectionism. Join acclaimed trade reporter Bruce Stokes, of the National Journal, CFR’s Ted Alden, formerly of the Financial Times, and Council Vice President Nancy Roman for a discussion on U.S. trade policy in the balance.
Unfortunately, there is no transcript for this meeting.
Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), joins Restone Global's Lorne W. Craner, to discuss a new approach to U.S. policy toward China.
The U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue was created by U.S. President Barack Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pe˝a Nieto in May 2013 and the first cabinet-level meeting was convened September 2013 in Mexico City.áVice President Biden hosted the January 6, 2015 meeting in Washington. Participating U.S. agencies includeáDepartments of State and Commerce, and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. In 2015, strategic goals are focused on energy; modern borders; work force development; regulatory cooperation; partnering in regional and global leadership; and stakeholder engagement.
On January 26, 2015 at the U.S.-India Business Council Summit, President Obama lays out new U.S. initiatives to increase investment and trade in India, related to removing barriers to investment, technology transfer, and inclusive growth.