Global Trade Outlook

Global Trade Outlook



The Trump administration's trade position toward its European allies and China may have piqued elected officials more than it roiled global markets. Can the European Union and United States each emerge from these disturbances with better terms, or has protectionism done irreparable damage? How will the maneuvering and deal-making play out, and is the U.S., Europe, the U.K., or China most likely to come out ahead?

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Tony Fratto

Founder and Partner, Hamilton Place Strategies; Former Deputy Press Secretary, The White House



Janice Charette

High Commissioner of Canada to the United Kingdom


Ben Digby

Director, International Trade and Investment, CBI


Gilbert Kaplan

Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce


Ron Kirk

Senior of Counsel, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP; Former United States Trade Representative

Published May 21, 2019