The Trade Guys
By CSIS | Center for Strategic and International Studies
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Trade experts Scott Miller and Bill Reinsch break down the buzz around trade, how it affects policy, and how it impacts your day-to-day. The Trade Guys is hosted every week by H. Andrew Schwartz at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a nonpartisan think tank in Washington, D.C. Email your questions to TradeGuys@csis.org.
||CleanThe Dynamics of Trade with a Democratic House Majority||In this episode, the Trade Guys record in front of a live audience of members of the World Affairs Councils of America. On the agenda was the midterm elections and how the new Democratic majority in the House might affect the dynamics of trade policy.||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMidterm Elections and the Kiwi Ambassador Speaks||In this episode, the Trade Guys talk about how the midterm election results will affect trade policy. They also welcome the Honorable Tim Groser, New Zealand's Ambassador to the United States. Amb. Groser is one of the world's leading experts on intern||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanServices, you can’t trade without ‘em||In this episode, the Trade Guys explore the world of services with special guest Christine Bliss, the president of the Coalition of Services Industries and long-time services trade negotiator. Christine and the crew take a deep dive into how a strong s||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFueling the Economy||In this episode, the Trade Guys welcome special guest Aaron Padilla, who is the senior advisor for international policy at the American Petroleum Institute (API). He leads API’s work to determine and represent the oil and natural gas industry’s pub||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBilats, Tensions, and an NFL Victory||In this episode, the Trade Guys cover a lot of ground. Japan is following EU’s playbook by agreeing to bilateral trade talks with the United States. Trade tensions with China may begin to spill over into other areas of bilateral tension. The trade de||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDoing the USMCA||The Trade Guys unpack the deal to replace NAFTA: the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. What's in it, what does it say about the Trump administration's trade policy, and what's next for the new deal. Hosted by H. Andrew Schwartz, and produced by Yumi Araki,||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrade Guys Q&A||In this episode, the Trade Guys answer some of the top questions submitted by our listeners. What’s the timeline on auto tariffs? Why protect our farmers from foreign tariffs? The Trade Guys answer all this and more. Hosted by H. Andrew Schwartz and||9/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBack from the Road: The Politics of Trade||The Trade Guys close out their September recording tour at home with a live audience of Customs and International Trade Bar Association lawyers and the public. The guys began with a conversation on the politics of trade ahead of the midterm elections||9/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrade Guys on the Road: University of Maryland Edition||The Trade Guys continue their recording tour; this time at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. They are joined by a special guest, Rick Powers, the Port of Baltimore's director of marketing. The guys and Rick discuss update||9/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrade Guys on the Road: George Washington University Edition||The Trade Guys kick off their recording tour at George Washington University with a live audience participating in Washington International Trade Association's two-day intensive trade seminar. The guys talk NAFTA, the intensifying trade war with China||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHafta Talk NAFTA||The Trade Guys talk Trump’s new NAFTA deal with Mexico. The Trump administration celebrates the U.S.-Mexico deal this week, which updates provisions on automobiles moving across the border, intellectual property, agriculture and labor. Plus, as Trum||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOnly as Good as the Next Tweet||In this episode, the Trade Guys welcome another special guest, Cody Lusk, who is the president and CEO of the American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA). Lusk joins the Trade Guys in the studio right after the Trump administration an||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTalking Turkey and the Economy||In this episode, the Trade Guys talk about the U.S.-Turkey diplomatic spat that has spilled into the realm of trade. President Trump threatened tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum in what the administration says is in the interest of national securit||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChina Strikes Back||In this episode, the U.S.-China trade war doesn’t let up. The Trade Guys tackle how the latest tranche of tariffs are affecting American businesses and Congress. Plus, the U.S. and Mexico seem to be progressing with NAFTA talks, but where is Canad||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChemistry Caught in the Crossfire||In this episode, the Trade Guys welcome another special guest. Ed Brzytwa is the director of international trade at the American Chemistry Council and a former United States Trade Representative negotiator. He joins the Trade Guys in the studio to talk||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAre Tariffs the Greatest?||Ahead of his meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Washington, President Trump tweeted, “Tariffs are the greatest!” as a warning to trade partners that they should be negotiating “fair deals.” The Trade Guys discuss||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanU.S. Protectionism and the EU-Japan Trade Deal||In this episode, Trade Guys Bill Reinsch and Scott Miller discuss the United States’ counter-offensive against WTO lawsuits filed by China, the EU, Canada, Mexico, and Turkey. They also discuss Vice President Pence’s rebuke against China, and how U||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHearing from the Heartland||In this episode, the Trade Guys welcome a special guest from the heartland. Blake Hurst is a third-generation farmer and the president of the Missouri Farm Bureau. He joins the Trade Guys in the studio to offer insight on how the trade war is affecting||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounting Down to Tariff Time||In this episode, the Trade Guys discuss the mayhem right before the United States pulls the trigger on imposing tariffs on China. The tariffs are set to take effect at 12:01 a.m. in Washington on Friday, and the administration is slated to slap tariffs||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGoodbye to Harley Davidson and the WTO?||In this episode, Trade Guys Bill Reinsch and Scott Miller discuss Harley Davidson’s decision to outsource some of their production and why it has upset the President. Plus, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin doesn’t give credence to the news about Presiden||6/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrade War Hitting A Fever Pitch||The tit-for-tat tariff offensive continues as Canada slaps retaliatory tariffs on Heintz ketchup, and tariffs on steel and aluminum wreak havoc on all kinds of American products—from cars to beer. In this episode of The Trade Guys, Scott Miller and B||6/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanI Smell a Trade War||The CSIS Trade Guys, Bill Reinsch and Scott Miller, take on the Trump administration’s announcement that it will impose tariffs on $50 billion of goods from China, raising the potential for a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies. Plu||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBad Moon Rising Over G7||In this episode of The Trade Guys, Scott Miller and Bill Reinsch recap the fallout from the Trump administration’s move to impose tariffs on the EU and Canada. The Trade Guys also look ahead to the G7 Summit, and the bad blood brewing between the U.S||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrade War on Hold and a Skinny NAFTA||In this episode of The Trade Guys, Scott Miller and Bill Reinsch tackle two big stories: what came out of the latest U.S.-China trade talks, and what’s happening with the North American Free Trade Agreement. On the U.S.-China trade dialogue, the Trad||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanZTE and Tweetable Deliverables||In this episode of The Trade Guys, Scott Miller and Bill Reinsch talk about what’s going on between the Trump administration and the Chinese telecom company, ZTE. President Trump surprised many with a tweet saying he was working to get ZTE back into||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTo Be / Or Not to Be in the TPP||In this inaugural episode of The Trade Guys, Scott Miller and Bill Reinsch talk about a trade deal that’s made headlines: The Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP. They discuss what to make of the President’s recent announcement that the U.S. might re||5/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
The host is a moron
Great guests. The host is operating on the level of a 6th grader in every way, with seemingly no background in international affairs or trade.
Good conversation on important topic
The trade guys makes an important timely conversation on international trade interesting and fun.
Great guests, great commentary and extremely insightful from a finance, policy and personal perspective. Keep them coming guys and thank you for doing this!!!
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