Tariffs: Trade war or path to fairer trade?
Moderator: Barbara Baffer, Vice President, Government and Industry Relations, North America, Ericsson
Panelists: Ed Lebow, International Trade Counsel, Haynes & Boone, LLP
Don Hicks, Professor of Political Economy and Public Policy, UT Dallas
President Trump's proposed tariffs on Chinese goods and the Chinese response has the stock market and businesses jittery over the long-term effects this could bring upon the American economy. And intellectual property theft is a big part of this issue. Is the U.S. positioning itself as a way to negotiate better trade agreements with China for long-term growth before the tariffs go into effect? Or, will this escalate into a full trade war that could eventually have long-lasting detrimental effects on American companies? The experts will answer these and many other questions in this must-see discussion.