Trade shifts

Trade shifts
In the second half of the 20th century, globalization brought a boom in international trade. The rapid change that came with it has led to a backlash, with most countries erecting protectionist barriers. Governments are increasingly using regulations, red tape and tariffs to achieve domestic and foreign policy goals. Highly intense trade disputes, however, can break the ice and lead to results and unexpected benefits.

Reports on Trade shifts See all

U.S. secretary of state and the head of the EU Commission at a press conference in the Berlaymont building in Brussels in March 2021

Managing China: Scenarios for U.S.-Europe cooperation

The West has awakened to the challenge from China, but how far will it go in coordinating its response to Beijing’s combative policies? This depends on a reconciliation of diverging priorities of the leading Western countries.  

By clicking "I Agree" below, you acknowledge that you accept our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions. Feel free to check out our policies anytime for more information.
I agree