Trade

Most analysis of China’s mercantilist economic and trade practices has focused on its impacts on production and jobs in affected countries. But the aperture needs to be widened to consider the effect on innovation outside of China.
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October 28, 2021
Please join ITIF for an event examining the extent of China’s industrial subsidies in high-tech industries and exploring available policy options to curtail these behaviors.
October 14, 2021
Most EU policymakers don’t understand that the way to compete with American tech giants is not to take them on directly, but to rely on Schumpeterian competition.
October 7, 2021
Most analysis of China’s mercantilist economic and trade practices has focused on its impacts on production and jobs in affected countries. But the aperture needs to be widened to consider the effect on innovation outside of China.
October 7, 2021
ITIF and the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) hosted a webinar highlighting a new report showing how ITA-3 expansion can bring significant benefits to global and individual economies alike.
September 29, 2021
Countries that value a rules-based global digital economy need to come together to enact new global data-management rules.
September 23, 2021
France has declared a “crisis of trust” in the United States after Australia scuttled a previous deal to buy diesel-electric submarines from France in favor of nuclear-powered ones from the United States.
September 17, 2021
Whether the U.S. and EU succeed in rebuilding the transatlantic relationship holds broad implications, because the alternative—strained engagement between major trading partners—would help fragment the digital economy and give a strategic gift to China.
September 16, 2021
Expanding the 25-year-old trade agreement that eliminates tariffs on ICT goods would spur broad-based growth for countries that sign on, because lowering prices increases ICT adoption, which spurs productivity and innovation throughout the economy.
September 13, 2021
As the Biden administration works with its EU counterparts through the new U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC), it should hold firm in defending the superior U.S. innovation system. To that end, U.S. negotiators must first clarify their positions on at least four strategic questions.
September 13, 2021
When firms invest outward into foreign countries, they are deepening global value chains and growing markets overseas. This growth translates into increased sales and performance for the investing firms, which can expect a positive impact on their domestic activities.

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