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Insider Interview: Trade in 2020

Chad Bown: Trade fights more likely as Trump seeks re-election

December 31, 2019 at 9:00 AM
Given the president’s penchant for pugilism, 2020 may shape up to be a year of trade fights, not deals, the Peterson Institute’s Chad Bown says. “It’s challenging to imagine President Trump changing tactics away from what seems to have been his approach politically -- both in 2016 during the campaign and also as president -- which is: Conflict is good for me. Creating conflict is good for me,” Bown said in an interview with Inside U.S. Trade. “It would...

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