Global Trade and the Seeds of Discontent

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Global Trade and the Seeds of Discontent

Postby » Mon Feb 01, 2016 10:36 am

This guest article was written by William Laraque who is the Managing Director of US-International Trade Services. 

Scapegoats,ignorance and Machiavelli

Several U.S. GOP presidential candidates have used China as a scapegoat for U.S. economic woes. Some have recommended an isolationist and walled-in approach.

In a display of grotesque ignorance, the governor of NY, after leading a trade mission to Cuba, gave a speech about selling NY apples and dairy products to Cuba. Anyone with a rudimentary knowledge of U.S. export controls knows that selling such products to Cuba would be a violation of sanctions which have existed for 50 years. A more ... (read more)

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