What a Car Seat Says About Trade

When we look closely at U.S. imports from Mexico, we might be surprised when we see where their components were manufactured.

An Avocado Update

Moving from Mexican farms to New York City restaurants, avocado prices will be affected by new tariffs that create supply chain disruptions.

When a Tomato is Like a Washing Machine

Next winter, our salads could be much more expensive because a new 17.5% tomato tariff will shrink supply and spike prices.

The Washing Machine Trade War: The Biggest Loser

Through duties and washing machine tariffs, the U.S. government has created new incentives for manufacturers that harm consumers.

A Sad Soybean Saga

From U.S. farm income to Brazil’s exports to a racing cargo ship, the impact of China’s retaliatory soybean tariff has had a global impact.

Wilted Lettuce, Moldy Strawberries, and the Impact of Brexit

Thinking of wilted lettuce, moldy strawberries, and a slower trip from the Hook of Holland to Harwich, England, we can see the impact of Brexit.

The Tiny Screw That Made a Big Difference

Unable to mass produce a tiny screw, Apple’s Mac Pro plant in Austin, Texas demonstrated the problem with U.S.manufacturing.

Six Facts: What It’s Handy To Know About China

A look at U.S. China trade history reveals how the Chinese economy has changed and what a combination of command and the market can accomplish.

How the World Eats Chocolate

From China to Switzerland, and Oreos to chocolate bars and mousse, global chocolate consumption depends on where you look.

Six Facts: Understanding More About Brexit

The political and economic sides of Brexit’s problems involve the impact of a potential no vote in Parliament and controversial draft agreement issues.