On May 31, 2018, the Trump Administration levied tariffs of 25% on imported steel and 10% on imported aluminum against Mexico, Canada, and the European Union, effective midnight on June 1. These tariffs are in large part a response to one of Trump’s most resonating campaign promises, which was to right the wrongs of the… Read More
Protecting Free Trade from Protectionism: Policy Recommendations
In July 2017, the Forum on the World Economic Order (WEO) of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom launched its first program, entitled “Better Together?: Free Trade in the Protectionist Era.” Over the course of a week, seven international free trade experts from around the world met with trade specialists in Washington, DC working in… Read More
Better Together? Free Trade in the Protectionist Era
Perspectives from Pakistan, Europe, South Africa, and Lebanon On Thursday, August 3, 2017, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom’s Expert Hub on the World Economic Order hosted a luncheon and panel discussion with study tour participants on the Forum’s inaugural program, entitled “Better Together? Free Trade in the Protectionist Era”. Panelists from Lebanon, Belgium, South… Read More
FNF-Transatlantic Conference 2017: What did we discuss?
The Transatlantic Dialogue Program of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) held its annual Transatlantic Conference in Ottawa, Canada from May 18-21, 2017. The conference brought together political professionals from multiple regions across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Germany and Belgium in Ottawa, the capital of Canada, to discuss the current state of transatlantic… Read More