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All content is available under the Open Government Licence v3. Please forward this error screen to node20. Many good reasons exist to negotiate and conclude a bilateral trade agreement between the United States and the United Kingdom. One of the best reasons is that it affords two of the world’s largest economies — both deeply committed to the institutions of free-market capitalism and the rule of law — the opportunity to break new ground and pioneer the rules of a genuinely liberalizing 21st-century trade agreement. The last 13 presidents of the United States considered trade to be mutually beneficial for their fostering of economic growth and good relations among nations. They aimed to avoid trade wars, reduce barriers, and respect the rules.
President Trump has departed from this path, seeing trade as a zero-sum game instead of a win-win proposition. For nearly 100 years, a federal law known as the Jones Act has restricted water transportation of cargo between U. Justified on national security grounds as a means to bolster the U. Colin Grabow, Inu Manak, and Daniel J. In the 21st century, governments are competing to lure capital investment from the world’s best companies. Those companies have options and the importance of their contributions to U. Is The Trump Administration Finally Going To Pursue Some Trade Liberalization?
There is finally a glimmer of hope. The only certainty is that the USMCA is better than a U. Overall, the package agreed to here looks like a mixed bag. There are some good things, some bad things, and many unknowns. All in all, it is not a terrible deal, although U. Clashing over Commerce: A History of U.