Trade & the 2016 U S Presidential Elections

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A Discussion Between Christopher Brummer and Thomas J Curry

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

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EU and UK reach initial agreement Brexit terms, making way for trade negotiations. 

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

EU and UK reach initial agreement Brexit terms, making way for trade negotiations. 

European Commission President
Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-42277040

The European Commission’s president described the agreement as a "breakthrough" and expressed confidence that EU leaders will approve it.  The bill for Brexit will amount to between £35bn and £39bn.  Extensive coverage can be found here.

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 It may be smaller, but the new TPP is still a big deal

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

 It may be smaller, but the new TPP is still a big deal

Deborah Elms talks new TPP agreement
The executive director of Asian Trade Centre, a Singapore-based consultancy, writes that given the generally open nature of the U.S. economy, most companies from TPP 11 states already enjoy easy access to the U.S.  Meanwhile, the 20 suspended provisions of the original TPP constitute just 28 of the 622 pages of the negotiated text. The rest of the agreement remains untouched.  Her analysis can be found here.

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Japan prepares for TPP, EU trade accords

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

Japan prepares for TPP, EU trade accords

Japanese tpp agreement, comments by Chris Brummer
source: the-japan-news.com

The Japanese government has adopted new measures to support the domestic dairy and other sectors, after it reached broad free trade accords with the European Union and with the current 10 other member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership earlier this year.  The story is here.

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Mexico and Canada Push Back on US NAFTA Demands

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Mexico and Canada Push Back on US NAFTA Demands

Mexico, Canada, NAFTA, Talks Halt, Comments by Chris Brummer
Source: https://www.reuters.com

Reuters reports that the difficulties stem from a U.S. proposal to raise the minimum threshold for autos to 85 percent North American content from 62.5 percent, and to  require half of vehicle content to be from the United States.

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CNN: New Pacific trade deal could leave U.S. playing catchup

Chris Brummer Talks with Former Obama CIA Deputy Director

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

Chris Brummer Talks with Former Obama CIA Deputy Director

Chris Brummer interviews David Cohen former CIA deputy director and Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence

Chris Brummer interviews David Cohen – Former Under Secretary for Terrorism & Financial Intelligence, Obama Administration, and Former CIA Deputy Director 2015 – 2017.

In a wide ranging conversation on Russia, North Korean and Venezuelan sanctions, David Cohen speaks with IIEL Faculty Director and Georgetown Law professor about US sanctions strategy in both Obama and Trump administrations for CSPAN. In the discussions Mr. Cohen discusses bilateral sanctions, and how sanctions approaches can be multilateralized.

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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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