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Trade-Offs in the Global Economy

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Panel
Two former US trade representatives examine how the 2020 election will affect US trade relationships around the world.
Speakers
Michael B.G. Froman
Susan Schwab
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2020 could be a pivotal year for global trade. Prolonged trade wars and disputes, a lagging global economy, and supply chains strained by coronavirus may compel governments to reassess their trade relations. In a connected yet increasingly protectionist world, how does the United States balance the need to open markets and strengthen standards around the world with a desire for greater self-reliance? What are the implications of this debate for American workers and corporations?

About the Speakers
Michael B.G. Froman
Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs
Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs
Susan Schwab
Former United States Trade Representative (2006-09)
Former United States Trade Representative (2006-09)