Unfortunately, some people are exploiting the pandemic for their own gain.
Publications: Nigel Cory
September 15, 2020
September 14, 2020
Nigel Cory contributed to this briefing offering eight recommendations to the Group of Twenty (G20) leaders to start shaping a trade policy agenda for a digital future.
August 31, 2020
In early August, Secretary Pompeo announced the administration was establishing a significantly expanded “Clean Network” program that would include five new priorities. While some of these new priorities are legitimate—such as data privacy and security—others model the type of protectionist policies that the United States has traditionally opposed.
August 7, 2020
Once Again Shooting Ourselves in the Foot: Banning Trade With WeChat Parent Tencent Only Hurts the U.S. Economy
The possible prohibition on U.S. companies selling to Tencent, owner of WeChat, or using its services to sell their own products in China does nothing to protect the security or privacy of Americans. It only harms U.S. companies and jobs.
July 9, 2020
A natural U.S.-India innovation partnership exists, but much more needs to happen to turn this into an alliance that both countries and their firms can rely for a sustainable future. One key component is around intellectual property.
June 30, 2020
Testimony to the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Trade Regarding Censorship as a Non-Tariff Barrier to Trade
The Unites States needs to develop a better response to counter China’s use of censorship as a non-tariff barrier to trade, and to deter other countries that may seek to replicate the practice.
June 29, 2020
Censorship and U.S. Content Exports to China: Why We Need Better Market Access, Not Cultural Decoupling
There is a vibrant debate underway in Washington about how to respond to China, particularly its “innovation mercantilist” policies.
June 12, 2020
Response to the Public Consultation for the European Commission’s White Paper on a European Approach to Artificial Intelligence
ITIF submitted comments focusing on the Commission whitepaper’s proposal for an ex ante conformity assessment framework to verify and ensure that certain mandatory requirements applicable to high-risk applications of artificial intelligence are met and how this would act as a barrier to trade.
June 4, 2020
Writing for the World Economic Forum (WEF), Nigel Cory and WEF Digital Trade Fellow Mike Gallaher, summarize a recent report they authored for WEF that enumerates key steps policymakers should take to support cross-border payments and digital trade growth.
June 2, 2020
A World Economic Forum report—produced with extensive research contributions from ITIF—analyzes key barriers and challenges to cross-border payments and recommends how to overcome them to support global trade.