Transatlantic Trade post-Trump – Priorities for a Pragmatic Reset

After four turbulent years in trade relations, Europe has high expectations of the Biden administration. However, the room for big trade reforms is small and new grand-scale liberalization is neither economically necessary nor politically realistic. Accordingly, Christian Freudlsperger, Edward Knudsen and Nils Redeker propose a pragmatic agenda that focuses on ending ongoing trade conflicts and making progress on some WTO reforms as well as trade-adjacent issues such as climate change and supply-chain security.

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