What Gets in the Way of Free Trade?
Countries impose free-trade roadblocks for a number of reasons.
What a Trade Deficit Means
What is a trade deficit? And, perhaps more important, what is it not?
The Globe-Trotting Journey of a Sneaker
The all-American Converse sneaker is not actually all that American.
How Trade Rules Are Written
With new challenges constantly emerging, trade agreements are adapting in order to keep up.
Trade as Foreign Policy
When local concerns drive national trade policies, there are global consequences.
What Happened When China Joined the WTO?
The United States thought it was directing the show when China acceded to the World Trade Organization. Instead, China wrote its own script.
Foreign Investment 101
What is foreign investment, and what does it have to do with trade?