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Trade experts Scott Miller and Bill Reinsch break down the buzz around trade, how it affects policy, and how it impacts your day-to-day. The Trade Guys is hosted every week by H. Andrew Schwartz at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a nonpartisan think tank in Washington, D.C. Email your questions to TradeGuys@csis.org.

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Trade experts Scott Miller and Bill Reinsch break down the buzz around trade, how it affects policy, and how it impacts your day-to-day. The Trade Guys is hosted every week by H. Andrew Schwartz at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a nonpartisan think tank in Washington, D.C. Email your questions to TradeGuys@csis.org.

    TikTok Countdown, Xinjiang Sanctions, and Big Trust in the UK's Liz Truss

    TikTok Countdown, Xinjiang Sanctions, and Big Trust in the UK's Liz Truss

    In this episode, the Trade Guys and Andrew unravel the news swirling around TikTok's potential acquisition by Mircrosoft and explain why the Trump administration is involved in the deal. And, the gang will explain why new sanctions on China over its treatment of Uighurs in Xinjiang may impact U.S. and Chinese businesses in discrete ways. Plus, they'll explain what's possible out of UK Trade Minister Liz Truss' first visit to Washington this week.

    • 25 min
    Keir Lamont and U.S.-EU Data Flows

    Keir Lamont and U.S.-EU Data Flows

    In this episode Andrew and the Trade Guys welcome a special guest. Keir Lamont is the policy counsel at the Computer and Communications Industry Association. They discuss the European Court of Justice's decision about U.S.-EU data flows and what it means for businesses and consumers.

    • 26 min
    China Endgame, Bilateralism vs Multilateralism, and the Court Strikes Back

    China Endgame, Bilateralism vs Multilateralism, and the Court Strikes Back

    On the 100th episode of the Trade Guys, the Trade Guys and guest host Jack Caporal take stock of where the China trade relationship is going and what options each presidential candidate will have in 2021. They also discuss recent comments from U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on the impact bilateral trade deals are having on the multilateral trade system. They also dissect the Trump Administration’s recent loss in court on the question of national security tariffs on Turkish steel.

    • 24 min
    Hong Kong, WTO Island, and Biden's Supply Chain Plan

    Hong Kong, WTO Island, and Biden's Supply Chain Plan

    In this episode, the Trade Guys and guest host Jack Caporal discuss the future of Internet services, and how they are adapting to the national security law in Hong Kong. Plus, who will get the rose at the end of the search for WTO Director General? They also dive into former Vice President Joe Biden's supply chain resiliency proposal.

    • 29 min
    EAC Brenda Smith and the USMCA Coming into Force

    EAC Brenda Smith and the USMCA Coming into Force

    In this episode, the Trade Guys and guest host Jack Caporal welcome Brenda Smith, the Executive Assistant Commissioner of the Office of Trade, at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). They preview how things will change as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will come into force next week, and what the CBP's role is as the trade industry prepares for USMCA.

    • 25 min
    EU Trade Tensions, Lobster King, and Cigarettes

    EU Trade Tensions, Lobster King, and Cigarettes

    In this episode, the Trade Guys and Andrew discuss the revival of U.S.-EU trade tensions (including an episode where President Trump names White House Director of Trade and Manufacturing Policy Peter Navarro, the 'Lobster King'), an update on China's Phase One energy purchasing commitments, and the World Trade Organization's recent decision on cigarette packaging.

    • 26 min

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