Testimony Before International Trade Administration on Trade Deficits

Stephen Ezell May 18, 2017
May 18, 2017

Sustained trade deficits represent debts that future generations must repay, testified Stephen Ezell before the U.S. International Trade Commission. But instead of worrying about America's balance of trade with individual nations, the Trump administration should focus its attention on the most egregious mercantilists—and in particular on underhanded trade practices that target the advanced industries that are most strategically important to the U.S. economy.