Trade Policy Under President Trump

Implications for the US and the World

If a new trade policy framework can be developed, Trump’s presidency could offer a chance to move the debate forward and actually strengthen global trade by addressing some genuine shortcomings within the current system.

Research paper ISBN: 978 1 78413 244 6

US President Donald Trump speaks at Snap-On Tools in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on 18 April 2017, prior to signing the Buy American, Hire American Executive Order. Photo: Getty Images.
— US President Donald Trump speaks at Snap-On Tools in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on 18 April 2017, prior to signing the Buy American, Hire American Executive Order. Photo: Getty Images.

Marianne Schneider-Petsinger

Former Senior Research Fellow, Global Economy and Finance Programme; Project Director, Global Trade Policy Forum