What trade policy priorities for the Biden administration?
As President-elect Joe Biden prepares to come into office on January 20, 2021, the world awaits with expectation the trade policy agenda of the new administration. From revitalizing the World Trade Organization (WTO) to deciding on tariffs for metals, from reconstructing relations with allies to sorting out differences with China, from the role of trade in supporting the recovery from the pandemic to its potential in helping fight climate change, expectations are high. What could be the goals and priorities of the Biden administration on trade policy? How could the administration go about implementing its trade policy? What are some of the challenges it could confront? Joining this episode of Trade Winds were:
Anabel González, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
• Michael Froman, Vice Chairman and President for Strategic Growth, Mastercard; former United States Trade Representative in the Obama administration
• Chad P. Bown, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
ABOUT THIS SERIES
Trade Winds is a biweekly virtual event series hosted by Anabel González that explores the future of global commerce in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic, including ways that international cooperation on trade can accelerate the recovery.