The Obama administration criticized India’s solar energy policies Tuesday for discriminating against U.S. exporters and creating challenges for investing in India’s solar infrastructure. The announcement came after Michael Froman, the U.S. trade representative, filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization Monday claiming the solar program doesn’t follow WTO rules.
New U.S. tariffs on Chinese tire imports have created a feud between the two nations ahead of next week’s meeting of the Group of 20 industrial and developing nations. Trade experts speak with Jeffrey Brown about how the dispute will affect future U.S.-China trade. Continue reading
An Air Force decision to award Northrop Grumman and its European partners a contract to build $40 billion worth of new aircraft is drawing criticism from U.S. producer Boeing as well as members of Congress. A Washington state congressman and a defense expert discuss the dispute. Continue reading
President Bush and House leaders came to an agreement on environmental and worker protection guidelines to attach to trade deals with other countries. A trade policy expert talks about the agreement’s significance. Continue reading
A trade agreement signed by the United States and Russia over the weekend clears a major hurdle for the former communist country’s entry into the World Trade Organization, the international body that regulates trade rules and disputes. Continue reading
An expert discusses the failure of global free trade talks, known as the Doha round, and assesses what countries may do from here. Continue reading