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Trade Policy

News and analysis of trade policy such as free trade agreements and changes to tariff regimes around the world. 

Commentary

Did the United States get enough in return to make the deal with ZTE China — which faced both criminal charges and civil fines for its actions in circumventing US export laws related to the sale of products to Iran, and to a lesser extent, Sudan, North Korea, Syrian, and Cuba — worthwhile? 

News & Analysis

21 Sep 2017
The Chinese government has been cracking down on factories with low environmental standards and safeguards since the early 2000s.
18 Sep 2017
"You just find an export credit agency in another country. When that happens, the supply chain leaves the United States and goes to that other country.”
28 Aug 2017
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in 2016 were able to reduce emissions while handling more volume.
13 Jul 2017
The first consignment of US beef to be imported by China in 14 years is just days away from arriving in the country.
29 Jun 2017
A coalition of groups is calling on the Port of New York and New Jersey to revive a plan to ban all trucks with engines from 2007 or older from the port, expressing health concerns.
26 Jun 2017
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach last week announced the schedule for completing what will be the final draft of an update to their landmark Clean Air Action Plan.