Trade

Congress should ratify the proposed USMCA and in particular support its provision requiring 10 years of data protection for biologic drugs. The result will be a more competitive U.S. biopharmaceutical industry, more high-paying American jobs and more incentives to produce new cures.
Trade
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June 8, 2018
It’s time for all parties—left, right, and center—to focus on the most important thing vis-à-vis Chinese trade policy: rolling back the unfair, mercantilist policies underlying the “Made in China, 2025” strategy. Everything else is just a sideshow writes Rob Atkinson in Innovation Files.
May 24, 2018
Rob Atkinson presented on the challenges and opportunities in driving Korean innovation for the the Next Production Revolution to an international conference focused on Korea’s growth as an innovative and inclusive nation on May 24th in Seoul, South Korea.
May 17, 2018
The Global Trade and Innovation Policy Alliance will be hosting its 2018 summit of world-leading thinkers discussing new approaches toward trade, innovation, and globalization for the benefit of the international community and economy in Milan, Italy.
May 9, 2018
Foreign predatory economic practices harm the U.S. economy. In testimony before a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee, Rob Atkinson outlines how the U.S. government should respond.
May 3, 2018
Nigel Cory discussed cross-border data flows during a panel at George Mason University’s Eighth Annual Public Policy Institute on Financial Services.
April 23, 2018
In an op-ed for RealClearPolicy, ITIF’s Stephen Ezell outlines ten alternatives to tariffs that would roll back China’s unfair trade practices.
April 10, 2018
Australia’s economic and trade policy strategies will need to reflect the emerging set of behind-the-border digital trade barriers that countries are enacting in an attempt to give their local firms an unfair advantage.
March 29, 2018
In commentary for Fortune Magazine, ITIF President Rob Atkinson and Michael Lind write that America’s own antitrust policies perversely encourage the loss of technological leadership to rival nations.
March 29, 2018
It is imperative that the United States do more to identify, analyze, and respond to the growing number of countries which are enacting unfair and discriminatory policies that target U.S. ICT firms. The U.S.’s position as a world leader in many high-tech sectors will be undermined if these modern trade barriers continue to spread.
March 24, 2018
In an article for National Review, ITIF President Rob Atkinson decodes the true meaning behind the official statements from the Chinese government in response to President Trump’s long-anticipated announcement of tough new actions against China’s mercantilist trade and economic policies.

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