Trade

Publications

In the Matter of: Motion to Amend Practice and Procedures in Trial Proceedings Under the America Invents Act Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board
Charles Duan

Pursuant to the Request for Comments dated October 29, 2018, the R Street Institute respectfully submits the following comments regarding the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s proposed new motion…

, A.M. Best
Trade Reps Urge Congress to Renew NFIP Before Nov. 30 Deadline
Media Coverage

From A.M. Best:

Lawmakers should consider adding reform measures to an NFIP extension, R.J. Lehmann, R Street director of finance, insurance and trade policy, told Best’s News Service.
Senate…

, New York Daily News
The right way to discipline China: Trump’s mercurial trade and tariff tricks won’t get the job done
Clark Packard

Proclaiming himself to be a “Tariff Man” in a tweet early Tuesday morning, the President sent shivers up the spine of Wall Street. The market’s reaction was swift and severe: The Dow fell…

, Forbes
A Trade Detente Would Fuel The U.S. Energy Sector And China’s Environment
Media Coverage

From Forbes:

Clark Packard, a lawyer for R Street Institute covering free trade and a former advisor to Governor Nikki Haley of South Carolina, told this writer that China has liberalized its…

, National Interest
What the Democrats Should Do on Trade
Philip Wallach & Clark Packard

Reflecting on the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act of 1930 six months after its passage, Senator Reed Smoot (R-Utah)  declared: “The improvement since passage of the act has been a gradual and a healthy…

, Yahoo News
What the Democrats Should Do on Trade
Clark Packard & Philip Wallach

Reflecting on the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act of 1930 six months after its passage, Senator Reed Smoot (R-Utah) declared: “The improvement since passage of the act has been a gradual and a healthy…

, Washington Examiner
Tariffs won’t change China, but the WTO might
Clark Packard

All eyes at the G-20 summit in Buenos Aires this weekend will be on President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. As trade tensions rise, global markets stall, and more tariffs loom on the…

Restraining the president: Congress and trade policy
Clark Packard & Philip Wallach

Congress should embrace its constitutional responsibility over trade policy by ensuring that no president can unilaterally start trade wars or protect politically favored industries through selective…

How to restrain the President: Congress and trade policy
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (November 13) – Since his inauguration, President Trump has levied aggressive, unilateral tariffs on numerous products, which has triggered foreign retaliation against American exports….

, Wall Street Journal
The Steel Industry Gets What It Wants on Tariffs
Media Coverage

From the Wall Street Journal:
“This type of process is relatively opaque and inherently prone to favoritism,” said Clark Packard, trade-policy counsel at the free-market think tank R Street…