Foreign Relations & International Law

ChinaTalk: Wendy Cutler on U.S.-China Trade Policy

Jordan Schneider
Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 8:40 AM

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Wendy Culter, who served 28 years in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, discusses how President-elect Biden should address Beijing on trade. We talk about how he could leverage allies' frustration with Chinese behavior and speculate about the future of the World Trade Organization (WTO). We also debate the merits of a number of my hair-brained trade ideas including the Strategic Shiraz Reserve and a Mutual Trade Defense Pact.

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Jordan Schneider is the host of the ChinaTalk podcast and newsletter. He previously worked at Kwai, Bridgewater and the Eurasia Group. His Chinese landscape paintings "show promise."

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