Trade Talks
Trade Talks
172. Peru’s “China shock”: Surprising turns and the women left behind
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A flood of imports from China had an unexpected impact on the Peruvian clothing industry while discouraging Peru’s women workers.

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
171. What makes a supply chain resilient
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New research examining India’s pandemic lockdowns sheds light on which supply chains stuck together, which broke apart, and why.

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
170. National security, semiconductors, and the US move to cut off China
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The history behind the sudden US ban on certain exports to China, and how the policy affects the global semiconductor supply chain.

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
169. Taiwan’s risky trade opening and how it paid off
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In the 1950s, Taiwan was the first poor economy to experiment with trade reform. How its success changed the course of history for others.

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
168. Did Trump’s trade war make China more protectionist?
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Why it matters that Chinese public opinion toward trade and technology may have changed in response to US policy.

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
167. Will new US tax credits remake electric vehicle supply chains?
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America’s new EV subsidies have some carmakers upset. Others are head scratching. Can supply chains diversify away from China?

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
166. Biden’s new Indo-Pacific talks vs. TPP
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America’s last attempt at trade talks with countries in the region ended badly. How Biden’s IPEF approach is different.

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
165. The global minimum tax got left behind. What’s next?
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The Inflation Reduction Act omits the key global minimum corporate tax agreed to by over 135 countries. Will cooperation still happen?

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
164. Why a notorious banana company spared workers in Costa Rica
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For decades, United Fruit Company exploited banana workers across its Latin American plantations, except in Costa Rica. Why?

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
163. How poorer Americans ended up paying for US tariffs.
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From fashion to forks to fishing reels, how US trade negotiations starting in the 1930s resulted in regressive import duties today.