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August 2019

Fascinating, great writing. Recommended. https://t.co/IB1AqYikf9

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“A Broader Compass”, the second part of my centennial history of the @iccwbo (1919-2019). Covers ICC’s role in 1945… https://t.co/1iXvBGahFi

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RT @joannachiu: My first column on China affairs for @TorontoStar: Swarms of excited shoppers shut down Costco’s opening day, US-China trad…

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Trade wars are not easy (possible) to win: but this is how it’s done: “An important—if little-noticed—aspect of the… https://t.co/eJjVWqdSCu

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@Kanjo @GregAtkinson_jp Hooray! Losing your IC card with a full charge is a pretty argument for getting it on your phone (and watch?)

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Easily the most boring part of being a diplomat is the ‘convocation’ rituals of host governments. Some autocrat who… https://t.co/6QST8jy1eQ

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RT @snlester: Compared to what we know so far about this US-Japan trade deal, TPP got a lot more market access:
https://t.co/7FOeT0X4Xy htt…

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RT @snlester: I know the Section 301 statute gives the President a lot of discretion, but at a certain point the arbitrariness of these tar…

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RT @JPTrachtman: These wanton (no pun), lawless and destructive acts contradict the Commerce Clause, and are only possible because neither…

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“My only question is, who is our bigger enemy, Jay Powell or Chairman Xi?” (https://t.co/6udYsa16QT) I’m growing ti… https://t.co/bRKO2aDrL8

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@alan_john_moran @CairnsGroupWTO The @CairnsGroupWTO was fun theatre for a few years: it was nice to have a bit of… https://t.co/RkXTFASVUR

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@CairnsGroupWTO Good grief: 33 years! The idea first came up in meetings Dep. Sec. Peter Field & I had in Montevide… https://t.co/htvbDWwN1b

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RT @insteconomics: Macron solves the problem of the G7 communiqué by abolishing it (his critique below). As I have argued in the context of…

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@alan_john_moran @HenryErgas … Then, some data on CHN IP policies shows CHN (one of the biggest IP generators) is… https://t.co/7W7FfwxjIj

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@alan_john_moran @HenryErgas Not absurd, but… On IP, WH & USCC (e.g. https://t.co/mn2YeyFHBg) claim weak rule-of-… https://t.co/eXCyokFSCN

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@alan_john_moran Room for debate: but yes, I’m now pessimistic. I think @HenryErgas is misinformed. He says the USA… https://t.co/JAh3bPIjgt

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“Sometimes I Wonder If People Just Need to Have An Enemy” https://t.co/GRQJTp7BHX

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RT @Noahpinion: 18/So here is the recession story I’m proposing:

1. Natural China slowdown

2. U.S. trade war hurts the U.S.

3. U.S. trad…

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… Then CHN, which though ‘ageing’ has, still, more growth opportunity in many domains than any major economy may… https://t.co/RLiJwqZQNg

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The Trump disaster: there’s no strategy but destruction, no reward save vanity; everyone will be poorer, choices fe… https://t.co/j6A6QCrsCM

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They’re about the same size, incidentally (830,000 m^2) https://t.co/rc4OJDkfbQ

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@snlester Didn’t the Louisiana purchase in 1803 almost double US territory?

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Even “good” govts can misconstrue the consequences of crucial decisions. For lack of time, imagination & planning (… https://t.co/I5ccbwPoS4

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RT @TrineeshB: #OnThisDay in 1941 FDR and Churchill released the Atlantic Charter. It set out a vision for a postwar world of self-govt & e…

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It must now appear to anyone outside the ‘Trump reality-distortion zone’ (incl CHN) that his trade war has no strat… https://t.co/Z842ipGTW3

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This will be great fun & a career high for any trade policy wonk. Especially now Brexit is (probably) serious. Aust… https://t.co/0J4ONY7BrL

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Why worry about e.g. global warming when a US President who trolls CHN on Twitter & worships the military, mocks hi… https://t.co/xOYSbILhz9

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@snlester @BaldingsWorld CHN is not a transparent or purely commercial market (v. the months’-long slowdown in clea… https://t.co/xnKfrWazzr

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@jeremy_gans This is troubling for speech & absurd on the evidence. Mocking the foolishness of government (or Bench… https://t.co/O72zYQhiKi

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The son of former JPN PM Koizumi, who hopes to do a ‘Trudeau’, is marrying his pregnant TV-person girl-friend. His… https://t.co/Rx8VPlskyC

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How to have a current account surplus (first in 40 years!) without raising tariffs: NYT story on the surprise AU tr… https://t.co/Kud4ixIbvf

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RT @insteconomics: US Treasury labels China a currency manipulator. In fact, holding the currency steady in the face of market pressure to…

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“In a typical year, more pre-schoolers are shot dead in America (about 75) than police officers are.” Notable essay… https://t.co/U5N7o2x0nz

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RT @spikedonline: She’s antiwar. She doesn’t like identity politics. She’s opposed to political correctness. And she says we should never b…

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For the quality of food & service & considering rents, good restaurants in larger JPN cities are inexpensive by AU… https://t.co/tZbr4rIlSJ

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How to make your own negotiators look like mugs. “Trump hit send on his tweets announcing the new tariffs at 1:26,… https://t.co/XgU2oBWX6s

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“[T]he ACCC instead spent its time inventing a whole series of new regulatory burdens to be imposed on digital medi… https://t.co/Gwu65sCkvo

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RT @FreeTradeBryan: Reciprocal Trade Act introduced yesterday by @LindseyGrahamSC and @JoeManchinWV . I wrote about this in “Reciprocity fo…

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RT @snlester: @DavidKleimann @tgemiles @DmitryOpines @tdubey The Section 301 tariffs on Chinese imports clearly violate GATT Articles I and…

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RT @GregAtkinson_jp: I’m fairly sure that many of the talking heads that discuss trade issues in the media haven’t actually been involved i…

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New #WTO database on services exports & imports by mode of supply of interest especially for WTO services schedules… https://t.co/iz7zHHpjjZ

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