Trade Talks
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.

Trade Talks
149. Everyone Loves (or Hates) Buy America
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President Biden’s first trade action was to tighten rules on what imports the US government can buy.

Trade Talks
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.

Trade Talks
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.

Trade Talks
143. RCEP – Separating fact from friction
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China, Japan, South Korea and 12 other Asian countries finally signed that mega-trade deal. Here’s what’s in it.

Trade Talks
142. Can Biden Make Trade Boring Again?
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The incoming US administration inherits a big trade agenda. Who will lead it and how much of it will they do?

Trade Talks
141. Britain’s Trade Policy, 1815-2016
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From Corn Laws to Imperial Preferences to joining the EEC, Britain’s current trade policy conundrum has echoes from the past.