Biden’s Trade Policy Stresses Investment in U.S. Jobs
An early peek at President Joe Biden’s trade policy reveals it could put North America and its workers back on center stage.
Insolvencies Are on the Rise in Western Europe
Slowing economic and global trade growth, as well as Brexit uncertainty, are the main drivers of the insolvencies.
U.S. Trade Policy Fails to Reshore Manufacturing
Several government measures designed in part to bring manufacturing jobs back to the United States are having the opposite effect so far.
Manufacturing Orders See Unexpected Rise
But looming Trump administration tariffs still weigh on the minds of supply chain executives.
CEO Confidence Drops on Trade Policy Uncertainty
The unease is denting CEO confidence and causing chief executives to question hiring and spending plans.
Global CFOs Still Bullish on America — So Far
Growing protectionist views in the United States threaten to upset the economic status quo, Zurich finds.
In the first-quarter Duke/CFO Business Outlook Survey, global CFOs caution President Trump about trade policy.
Pragmatists, Radicals Vie on U.S. Trade Policy
One way to understand how American trade policy might play out is to analyze two plausible paths.
Protectionism Hits the Global CFO
Economic theory and experience offer little reason to believe that a move towards increased protectionism will benefit the United States.
Trump Names China Critic as U.S. Trade Rep
Robert Lighthizer has argued that the U.S. “should take a much more aggressive approach in dealing with China" over trade.