Global MFG - Jan 27, 2017
The Trump Import Trade Agenda Takes Shape
With the nomination of Robert Lighthizer as the United States Trade Representative (USTR), the main players in the Trump Administration for international trade matters seem to be in place. Along with Wilbur Ross at the Commerce Department and Peter Navarro in the White House (along with the new President of course), we now know the people who will be driving trade policy in the new Administration. Mr. Lighthizer's advocacy for the U.S. steel industry, his skepticism about Mexican trade relations and NAFTA, and his hostility toward China's trade practices all make him well suited for policies that Mr. Trump has ...