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European think tanks fear protectionist trade agenda under Trump

November 23, 2016 at 11:04 AM
Analysts from international think tanks are expressing concern over President-elect Trump's trade promises, fearing greater protectionism and even the toppling of the global trading system. “At best, the Trump administration will set out a defensive trade policy that will make any progress extraordinarily difficult, let alone impossible,” on issues like the Trans-Atlantic Trade Investment Partnership and the Trade in Services Agreement, said Fredrik Erixon and Hosuk-Lee Makiyama, of the European Centre for International Political Economy, in a post-election piece titled...

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