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Trump's backward-looking trade strategy threatens America's future, experts say

7 monthes ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump's refusal to make multilateral trade deals suited to the 21st century economy could cost the U.S. key influence in the global market for decades to come, a group of trade policy experts said at a debate Wednesday evening. “We can't continue looking in the rearview mirror at manufacturing experience as our guide,” said Mark Muro, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. “We need to learn from the past as we move into the next era that will be about global flows and services.” The trade experts at the discussion, “Globalization and the American Worker,” criticized...
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