Biden's top trade adviser says tariffs must be "strategic," but what strategic value do tariffs on South Korean steel serve?
Markets work if you let them. The Biden administration and Congress should remove supply restraints on baby formula that never made any sense in the first place.
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Why do we have tariffs on imported formula in the middle of a shortage?
Protectionist policies stymie trade and make Americans poorer.
How a Tiny Solar Company in California Might Convince Biden To Sabotage America's Whole Solar Industry
Tariffs requested by an "artisanal solar boutique" based in San Jose might jeopardize 45,000 jobs and halve America's future solar panel deployments.
Biden says reducing prices is his "top priority" but his economic agenda suggests the opposite.
China ended up buying fewer American goods over the past two years than it did before the trade war started, despite promises from both sides to increase trade.
Nothing new under the sun as Biden decides to extend Trump's solar panel tariffs for four more years.
Those who demand a revival of antitrust regulation to "promote competition" may not realize that they're inciting a revival of cronyism to suppress competition.
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Using "we" implies a collective responsibility, creates the false impression that most people are on board, and hints that we'll share equally in the benefits.
For decades, libertarians have focused on illiberalism coming from the political left. But authoritarianism has taken root among many conservatives across the world.
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Trump's tariffs are adding an estimated 0.5 percent to annual inflation.
Instead of taking his own actions to undo an unlawful order from the former chief executive, President Joe Biden had the government's attorneys argue in favor of even greater trade powers for the White House.
Biden will allow 3.3 million metric tons of European-made steel to be imported annually without tariffs. After that, Trump's 25 percent tariffs will remain in force.
If the power to his house went out during a storm, one assumes Hawley would declare electricity to be a mistake and demand that homes be lit with candles.
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They favor special interests, hurt consumers, and have utterly failed to rein in China.
The trade deficit is now the widest on record too.
Governments may not be able to make an economy, but they've proven they can break it.
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai stresses the need for American competitiveness at the same time that the White House is pushing huge tax increases on U.S. businesses. And that's just the start.
A new study shows that former President Donald Trump's tariffs did little to push American companies out of China.
Solar Panel Manufacturer That Hasn't Produced Solar Panels Since 2017 Seeks Extension of Solar Panel Tariffs
What good is protectionism that isn't protecting anything?
More Than 53,000 American Companies Sought Exemptions From Trump's China Tariffs. Almost All Were Denied.
New GAO report says the process for determining which companies could avoid paying those tariffs was rife with "inconsistencies" and poorly documented decision-making.
Taxing Americans to punish other countries for having lax environmental rules would be a logistical and bureaucratic nightmare. Democrats are trying to do it anyway.
You Can Now Read the Secret Trump Administration Report That Claimed Your Toyota Is a National Security Threat
The never-released Trump administration report is a reminder that "national security" is usually a bogus reason to impose tariffs
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Shows That Republicans Love Big Government Just as Much as Democrats
We don't have a gridlock problem. We have a spending problem.
Trade news worth celebrating with a fine French wine.
Lockdowns, tariffs, and other market interventions made wood an expensive commodity.
The Commerce Department is planning to hike tariffs on Canadian lumber from about 9 percent to more than 18 percent.
American consumers are bearing nearly 93 percent of the costs of the tariffs applied to Chinese goods, according to Moody's Investors Service.
Monday's announcement of a truce in the conflict is good. Peace would be better. Biden should drop Trump's steel tariffs.
Trump imposed huge tariffs on imported steel and Biden is keeping them in place even as American businesses beg for relief.
Disruptions to trade are bad for the world, whether you can see them or not.
The president's approach to immigration, trade, and industry may sound familiar.
The announcement signals a possible deescalation in the transatlantic trade war and raises hopes for a U.S.-U.K. trade agreement.
Trump's trade policies caused "a lot of disruption and consternation," Tai said at one point during Thursday's hearing. "I want to accomplish similar goals in a more effective process."
Biden's new trade representative should outline a plan to remove the economically nonsensical and politically pointless tariffs on European steel and aluminum in order to deescalate this costly conflict.
Further evidence that tariffs simply don't make sense as trade policy. President Joe Biden should take note.
Reimplementing 10 percent tariffs on aluminum imported from the United Arab Emirates for vacuous national security reasons only entrenches executive authority over trade.
Biden should repeal Trump's food taxes immediately.
Biden is seeking unity, but bipartisan agreement on bad policy is nothing to cheer for.