“For 80 years, the United States has led the global economic order. Far from a victim of this system, the United States is a primary beneficiary. We have shaped it according to our interests and the results have been overwhelmingly positive. While the rules-based trading system faces enormous challenges, the WTO is an indispensable¬†player in an increasingly globalized world. As an architect and defender of the WTO, the United States bears a special responsibility to protect its system.”

Press release: R Street Policy Study 167: Crisis and Opportunity: The Multilateral Trading System at a Crossroads

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