How to Fix the Trade Deficit

The Commerce Department is expected to report the U.S. deficit on trade goods and services in March was about $44 billion, indicating the United States is on track for another trade gap in excess of $500 billion for 2017. [PETER MORICI] May 1st, 2017 [Market Watch]  For decades, the trade deficit has been a source of…

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Trump orders the establishment of an Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, to be run by Navarro

President Trump, on his 100th day in office Saturday, signed an executive order establishing “the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy” — an entity to be run by Peter Navarro, who was originally named to head the White House National Trade Council. [Jenny Leonard] April 29th, 2017 [Inside U.S. Trade] The executive order says the White House…

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