Trade Talks
Trade Talks
159. How Biden and Europe settled Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs
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After years of dispute, the EU agreed to stop retaliating and to limit exports if the US lifted Trump’s national security tariffs.

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
157. Europe’s Trade Policy and Open Strategic Autonomy
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Worried about being bullied by trading partners, the European Union is developing a host of new policy tools.

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
156. Tackling climate change with a carbon border adjustment mechanism
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CBAM! The EU proposes phasing out free permits from its emissions trading system and phasing in a carbon tax on some imports.

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
155. How trade can break up with paper (it involves blockchain)
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Legally and technologically, paper documents are essential to international trade. How that could change (it involves blockchain).

Trade Talks
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.

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
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.

Trade Talks
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.