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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.

The Trade Guys Center for Strategic and International Studies

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    • 4.6 • 95 Ratings

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.

    Discussing TAA and Biden's Infrastructure Plan with Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05)

    Discussing TAA and Biden's Infrastructure Plan with Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05)

    In this episode of the Trade Guys, Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) and the Trade Guys discuss Trade Adjustment Assistance, its impacts on U.S. communities, and the important need to renew the program soon. Plus, they touch on Biden's Infrastructure Plan and its likelihood to get passed in Congress.
     

    • 38 min
    WTO DDG Appointments, Biden's Big Speech, Trips Waiver Debate, and Digital Services Tax Hearings

    WTO DDG Appointments, Biden's Big Speech, Trips Waiver Debate, and Digital Services Tax Hearings

    In this episode, Andrew and the Trade Guys comment on the new Deputy Director General appointments at the WTO. Plus, they discuss Biden's address to a joint session of Congress and what the future holds for Buy American policies. And, the Trade Guys discuss developments at USTR on the Trips waiver for Covid vaccines and react to the ongoing digital services tax hearings at USTR.

    • 30 min
    China Legislation, Harley-Davidson vs. EU, and Staff Updates at the USTR

    China Legislation, Harley-Davidson vs. EU, and Staff Updates at the USTR

    In this episode, Andrew and the Trade Guys follow up on bipartisan China legislation in Congress and discuss what it could mean for U.S. businesses and investors. Plus, they break down the new fight between Harley-Davidson and the European Union over tariffs. And, the Trade Guys discuss new appointments and nominees at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

    • 26 min
    Semiconductor Shortages, Congress' China Bill, and USTR Action on the Environment

    Semiconductor Shortages, Congress' China Bill, and USTR Action on the Environment

    In this episode, guest host Jasmine Lim and the Trade Guys follow up on the ITC battery case and discuss the shortage of semiconductors hurting auto manufacturers and the tech industry. They also talk about new legislation in Congress to counter China. Plus, they get into the future of environment and trade policies that USTR will consider.

    • 26 min
    Battery Debate, Vaccines at the WTO, and Trade Poll Results

    Battery Debate, Vaccines at the WTO, and Trade Poll Results

    In this episode, Andrew and the Trade Guys follow up on the impacts of the Suez Canal blockage and discuss the pending Biden decision on an ITC fight over batteries. Plus, they discuss what the future of vaccine distributions will look like at the WTO. And, the Trade Guys react to a recent Gallup Poll results on U.S. trade views. 

    • 33 min
    The Boat is Afloat, Crackdown in Burma, and Digital Trade Talks

    The Boat is Afloat, Crackdown in Burma, and Digital Trade Talks

    In this episode, guest host Jack Caporal and the Trade Guys discuss the Suez Canal blockage and its implications for trade and manufacturing. They also get into the recent TIFA suspension with Burma and discuss the G7 and the future of digital trade negotiations. The Trade Guys also say goodbye, good luck, and thank you to Jack!

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
95 Ratings

95 Ratings

fishyrainn ,

Amazing

The perfect podcast for new learners in the sector as well as more experienced people as well in order to grasp the current conversations in the industry!

Oakey San ,

Great intro to economic and political aspects of trade

The Trade Guys brings down-to-earth a balance of technical, economic, and political aspects of trade. They cover items in the news, like the trade restrictions and tariffs of early 2020, and both explain the true impact as well as the economic implications.
Importantly, they bring great guests and I love the banter and personalities- makes this a joy to hear each week!!

Frankv42 ,

Trump hating China lovers

They did give me a good laugh when they called Biden a foreign policy expert who knew China. Free trade and economic capitulation is their mantra.

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