President Biden on Trade: Same Policy, Different Tone?

March 10, 2021

In many respects, President Biden's trade policies naturally align with those of former President Trump and to some degree, he will simply pick up from where Trump leaves off. But as a globalist and coalition builder, Biden's methods and tone will change, and with it perhaps the results. If managed well, there is an opportunity for Biden to establish a trade legacy by shifting US trade policy, reforming the multilateral system, and rebalancing the relationship with China.