Trade Talks
152. The murky world of export restrictions for COVID-19 vaccines
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COVID-19 vaccines and vaccine inputs are in short supply globally. How the EU, UK, US and India are all limiting exports.

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151. Container shipping costs are through the roof. Who’s paying?
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Companies and regulators have begun to worry about the spike in container shipping costs and pandemic-related trade disruptions.

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150. Is the WTO making it harder to end the pandemic?
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India, South Africa, and more than 50 other countries propose changing WTO rules for vaccines and other medical supplies.

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148. The EU’s new trade policy, with Sabine Weyand of DG Trade
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Sabine Weyand joins to discuss EU trade policy, transatlantic cooperation and conflict, China, forced labor, WTO, climate and more.

Trade Talks
147. What's in the new EU-UK trade deal? Brexperts explain
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The EU and UK announce their long-awaited trade agreement formalizing Brexit. What is covered, and what is still to be negotiated.

Trade Talks
146. Semiconductors and US export bans - from Huawei to SMIC
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How and why the United States is banning exports of semiconductors, software and tools to some of the world’s largest companies.

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145. Xinjiang’s forced labor, supply chains, and trade sanctions
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Concerns escalate that forced labor and other crimes against humanity are taking place in Xinjiang, China.

Trade Talks
144. Trade policy transitions, with Ambassador Susan Schwab
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From tariff leverage to trade deals, a former USTR explains how the baton is handed from one American administration to the next.