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Following the G20: Trade as a (re)work in progress

July 11, 2017
Call it international trade’s (re)work in progress, following the G20 meeting, which produced: A united front on overcapacity issues, with an emphasis on steel – and some target deadlines for OECD recommendations on “concrete policy solutions that reduce steel excess capacity.” A flurry of comments from President Trump, advancing his push for a NAFTA redo and his preference for bilaterals, and renewing attacks on current arrangements. Pointed and accelerating comments from European leaders about prospects for future trade dealings with...

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