In this episode, Andrew and the Trade Guys discuss supply chain challenges, and the lack of shipping containers and truck drivers, storage availability at ports, and shortages in the food industry. The Trade Guys also touch on China's trade policy review at the WTO and reflect on Ambassador Katherine Tai's recent speech reaffirming U.S. support for the World Trade Organization.
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Climate and Trade
31:37In this week’s episode of the Trade Guys, Bill and Scott talk all things climate, including proposed amendments to the EU’s carbon border adjustment mechanism, USMCA auto rules of origin and EVs, and underlying causes of global food prices.
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30:48In this episode, Guest Host Jasmine Lim and the Trade Guys talk about the findings from a USMCA dispute panel on Canada's tariff rate quotas in the dairy industry. They also discuss the latest controversy over Walmart pulling products from Xinjiang in their Sam's Club stores. The Trade Guys look ahead to 2022 and predict what the biggest trade issues will be, as well as say farewell to Jasmine for her last episode.
2021 Wrap-Up and Looking Ahead to 2022
26:55In this episode, Andrew and the Trade Guys recap the year of 2021 in U.S. trade policy. They cover the latest updates on the WTO, the Biden Administration's plan for the Indo-Pacific region, inflation, lingering supply chain issues, and more. Where does the U.S. currently stand, and what lies ahead for trade policy priorities in the new year?
The EU's New Trade Weapon, EV Tax Credits, and Uyghur Bill in Congress
23:35In this episode, Guest Host Jasmine Lim and the Trade Guys discuss the EU's proposal for an anti-coercion trade weapon. They discuss politics behind the EU's proposal and what it means for relations with the U.S. and China. They also discuss the ongoing EV tax credit debate in Congress and the House's consideration of the Uyghur bill.
Industrial Policy, IPEF, USTR Trip to India, and E-Commerce
28:11In this episode, Guest Host Jasmine Lim and the Trade Guys talk about the latest updates to the reconciliation bill, a new Indo-Pacific framework announced by USTR Tai and Secretary Raimondo, and new developments in the US-India trade relationship. They also touch on the U.S. decision to join the MC12 proposal to extend the WTO e-commerce moratorium.
Discussing Listening for America's Latest Report with Cathy Novelli
30:38In this episode, the Trade Guys invite Cathy Novelli, a former trade negotiator and State Department official, for a conversation about Listening for America's recent report. Listening for America is a nationwide listening tour dedicated to understanding how individual communities and businesses view trade and globalization.
Digital Trade, COP26, and Fish Friends
30:46In this episode, Guest Host Jasmine Lim and the Trade Guys discuss USTR Tai's remarks on digital trade and gaps in the Biden Administration's policy approach in the Indo-Pacific region. They also give a mid-COP26 breakdown of the latest updates, including pledges from the business community and the outlook for renewable energy sources. And, with the WTO Ministerial Conference coming up at the end of the month, they discuss the most recent developments on environmental goods and fisheries subsidies.
Discussing U.S. Trade Policy with Ed Gresser
32:41In this episode, the Trade Guys invite Ed Gresser from the Progressive Policy Institute for a chat on U.S. trade policy in the Trump and Biden administrations. They also discuss worker-centric trade, how globalization has been affected over the last few years, and what the future of trade could hold.