The Biden administration is genuinely committed to a partnership with the European Union on issues related to the digital economy. But making new ‘trade and tech’ initiatives announced in the wake of the EU-US summit work will require swift movement and a lot of resources. A conversation with Frances Burwell.
The Bertelsmann Foundation’s Christian Bluth argues that the EU’s trade policy focus will need to shift to managing risks. Bluth puts forward a few bold ideas to that end in an exchange of views with our editor Iana Dreyer.
The businesses which sit at the fulcrum of the United Kingdom’s’s new post-Brexit trade settlement – Northern Ireland’s retailers – are making the best of a situation that they never wanted to be in. But they are insistent that they need more time to establish a workable business model.
Now that the European Union has inked an investment agreement with China it needs to take a big-picture geopolitical approach to the rest of the Asian region and a forward-looking approach to transatlantic relations, argues Reinhard Bütikofer in an interview with Borderlex.
It is probably fair to say that the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the EU and UK has received a ‘mixed’ welcome from the various business sectors since its conclusion on Christmas Eve, and its entry into force on 1 January. But for the digital and tech sector in the …
Think tank R Street Associate Fellow Halie Craig in conversation with Borderlex on the potential direction of United States trade policy under Joe Biden – and what it could mean for future cooperation with the EU.
A series of papers published by the think tank Europe Jacques Delors puts forward proposals that aim to strengthen environmental protection within an open international trading system. Borderlex’s Iana Dreyer exchanged views with one of the papers’ co-authors Geneviève Pons.
Borderlex spoke to Susan Danger, CEO of the American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union, on what EU-United States trade relations might look like under president-elect Joe Biden’s future administration.
UC Berkeley economist Joseph Shapiro is of the view that trade policy is “sending the wrong price signal” by bolstering trade in dirty goods in comparison to cleaner products, especially in Europe. Speaking to Borderlex’s Sarah Anne Aarup, Shapiro said that rather than raising trade barriers on dirty goods, focusing …
Former Canadian ambassador to the European Union David Plunkett on the history of the the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement – mostly known as CETA – and what it means for Canada and the European Union today. Plunkett spoke with Borderlex’s Sarah Anne Aarup and Iana Dreyer.