With the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership all but dead, the U.S. may find itself pursuing more bilateral trade deals than sweeping arrangements among regional coalitions of nations, U.S. Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) said at an Atlanta forum promoting American leadership in global affairs.
Several professors from Georgia State University’s Robison College of Business have weighed in on the prospects for upcoming legislation affecting international business during a Trump presidency. TRADE S. Tamer Cavusgil, director of the Center for International Business Education at Robinson, and the Fuller E. Callaway professorial chair, takes a relatively relaxed view of the prospects […]
Georgia company takes third place behind two North Carolina firms, winning $5,500 in UPS shipping and consulting credit.
President-elect Donald Trump’s war on trade could be short-lived but nonetheless would have long-term impacts for Georgia and the broader U.S. economy, Georgia State University economic forecaster Rajeev Dhawan said Wednesday after his latest gaze into the proverbial crystal ball.
When Donald J. Trump became the American president-elect this week, the already slim hopes for the The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement were all but dashed. While the 12-country trade deal was pitched as a counterweight to China’s regional influence and a boon for American exports, it also resonates locally for other reasons. Atlanta last October became […]
Despite rhetoric on the campaign trail about the U.S. being “ripped off” in its trading relationships, the top American officials in charge of trade and commerce said Friday that trade rules are being enforced more stringently than ever. And beyond that, trade deals are a way to adjust global trading rules that can sometimes work to […]
Should Dante rewrite for a modern setting the “Inferno,” the 14th century epic poem showing the nine circles of suffering within the Earth, where would he place Donald J. Trump? A likely option would be the North American Leadership Summit that took place this June in Ottawa, Canada, bringing together President Barack Obama of the […]
It helped fuel his ascent in the primaries, and Republican nominee Donald J. Trump has continued to pummel NAFTA, making the U.S. trade deal with Canada and Mexico one of the biggest punching bags of this presidential campaign season. Lately, he has piled on the negative superlatives, calling it “one of the worst deals ever made of any […]
Trade detractors have been using a well-worn line of attack as the U.S. considers huge trade deals with Asia and Europe: that they subvert democracy by letting big companies sue governments outside national courts. It’s true that what’s known as investor-state dispute settlement (or ISDS) gives companies the ability to challenge policies deemed unfair to […]
Clint Brewer, a commercial officer with the U.S. Export Assistance Center in Atlanta who is working with Atlanta-based Aegex Technologies LLC to promote its sales overseas, calls the company’s Windows 10 enterprise tablet “the intrinsically safe tablet” because it will not produce a spark that could ignite an explosion in industrial operations. He told Global […]