Imagine Renegotiating All Your Trade Deals Right Now
What if you had to renegotiate all of your trade deals right now, with everything else going on in the global economy? That's exactly what the United Kingdom has to do after Brexit. It has embarked on new trade negotiations with the European Union and the United States, all while trying to navigate the perils of the COVID-19 economy. Trade expert and Wilson Global Fellow Michelle Egan joins host Aaron Jones to discuss how the UK is handling this challenge, and what to watch for next.
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