Trade

Publications

, Vox
Trump wants Congress to give him more power to impose tariffs
Media Coverage

From Vox:

And once you look at the big picture, the average tariff in the US is more in line with our major trading partners, Clark Packard, a trade expert at the R Street Institute, a free…

, The Neolib Podcast
The Neolib Podcast: Scott Lincicome and Caleb Watney talk trade and tech.
Media Coverage

From the NeoLib Podcast:

Caleb and Scott discuss US trade policy, and how it impacts the technology sector in a world where more and more trade is digital.

Coalition Letter: Support Congressional Approval for Section 232 Designations
Clark Packard

Dear Member of Congress:

On behalf of the millions of taxpayers,
consumers, farmers, and businesses represented by our 40 organizations in all 50 states, we urge your support for the bicameral,…

, The National Interest
There Is No Need to Give Trump New Tariff Powers
Clark Packard

From “safeguard” tariffs on solar panels and washing machines, to “national security” tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, to tariffs to combat China’s alleged unfair trading practices,…

Open Letter to Congress: Reject the Reciprocal Trade Act
Clark Packard

Dear Member of Congress:

On behalf of the undersigned organizations, representing millions of Americans, we urge you to reject the recently introduced Reciprocal Trade Act.

Article I, Section 8…

More Than 70 U.S. Health, Consumer and Other Groups Demand Elimination of NAFTA 2.0 Terms That Would Lock in High U.S. Medicine Prices
Charles Duan

Letter to Congress: Giveaways to Big Pharma Must Be Removed From Revised NAFTA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After overwhelming public demand to reduce medicine prices helped propel Democrats to a majority…

, Washington Examiner
Trump’s tariffs are wreaking havoc on farmers
Clark Packard

Farmers and ranchers were a key political constituency for President Trump in 2016. But after a year of trade-policy skirmishes, the president’s policy choices have fallen particularly hard on the…

, CNBC
China poised for a bounce, says market strategist
Media Coverage

From CNBC:
CNBC’s “Closing Bell” team discusses the global markets with Clark Packard, trade policy counsel at the R Street Institute and Peter Cecchini, Cantor Fitzgerald’s chief market…

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…

, 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…