Trade War Looms Because of Missile Test?

Professor of Law : Georgetown University, and Director, Institute of International Economic Law

Trade War Looms Because of Missile Test?

Kevin Rudd, former Australia prime minister, talks global trade

One expert, Kevin Rudd, the former Prime Minister of Australia, believes this North Korean missile test represents a major provocation to the Trump administration.

Yet he also predicts that sanctions on China, one of North Korea’s few allies, could impact, Australia's economy perhaps severely.

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EU, Japan bilateral agreement is near to minilateralism

Professor of Law : Georgetown University, and Director, Institute of International Economic Law

EU, Japan, Close to Inking Bilateral Trade Agreement

EU Japan bilateral agreement, with commentary from Chris Brummer
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Minilateralism deals  with a limited number of participants and with specific issues. Bilateral agreements are usually more sweeping... of course between two countries instead of multiple countries/parties.

See what Chris Brummer has to say about the EU, Japan bilateral agreement.

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United Kingdom Plans Free Trade Continuation with Poor Countries

Professor of Law : Georgetown University, and Director, Institute of International Economic Law

UK to Maintain Free Trade with Poorest Countries after Brexit

United Kingdom trade policy remains tariff free with poor countries
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The UK's policy is a break from the trade policy likely to be pursued by the United States. Of course, whether the tariffs talked about in the U.S. actually get implemented is yet to be determined.

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Cookbook of the Renminbi with Chris Brummer

 

 

 

Professor of Law : Georgetown University, and Director, Institute of International Economic Law

 

 

Cookbook of the Renminbi with Chris Brummer

China is a global powerhouse and the second largest economy. They saw tremendous growth in GDP again in June. Their premier and official position is they're confident in continued economic growth. They're also confident they can handle and manage any financial risks to the renminbi.

Here's an interview from a couple of years ago where Dr. Chris Brummer talks about the renminbi and China's rise and place in the global economy.

Keep reading for more about finance and Chris Brummer's take on minilateralism.

 

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