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What we are reading

At the Hinrich Foundation, we are continually searching for ways to advance sustainable and mutually beneficial global trade. We have curated this collection of recent articles, essays, and reports that detail these important developments about global trade.

All statements of fact and the views, conclusions and recommendations expressed in the articles are the sole responsibility of the author(s).

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Good news but a few headwinds for global trade

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Domestic politics drive US trade policy

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WTO MC13 delivers few positive outcomes

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What can we expect from WTO MC13?

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Do tariffs help or hurt an economy?

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Geopolitics weigh on trade and investment

Our contributors

What We are Reading is prepared by regular contributors to the Hinrich Foundation with vast experience in covering trade and investment policy. Our current ‘reader’ is Holly Smith, a lawyer who has held multiple roles at the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) - as Director for Intellectual Property and Innovation and Director for China Affairs. As senior policy advisor to the Deputy USTR, Smith also took part in developing trade and investment policy towards Asia and overseeing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations.