While the focus remains on ending the global pandemic, U.S. trade disputes with China and other countries continue to impact the economy and may even be impacting the U.S. response to the health crisis in negative ways.
The ongoing trade war between the United States and China has not only imposed tariffs on billions of dollars of goods, but it has brought to the surface long-simmering disputes regarding unfair trade practices. With negotiations between the countries proving difficult even with the change in administration, U.S. businesses looking to thrive during the current economic environment are evaluating their import, export, and supply-chain practices with increasing scrutiny and creativity.
This discussion will examine:
how trade relations, not only with China — but also with new changes in the UK/EU landscape — have affected American businesses in the global marketplace
recent changes in customs practices and court rulings
how successful businesses are responding to these new developments