6 Facts: Bananas, Beer, and a Brexit Barometer

We can look at beer, bananas, and a Brexit Barometer from Bloomberg to assess the Brexit impact that began on January 1, 2021.

Checking on China: Phase One of the Trade Deal

Looking at the Peterson Institute’s 2020 numbers for the first phase of the US-China Trade Deal, we can see if the agreement is working.

Deciding What We Mean By Globalization

Through focus groups in the U.K. and the U.S., Pew Research tried to identify the many sides of globalization.

How a Bottle of Wine Is Like a Delta Jet

The 2019 Trump Administration tariffs on wine from four targeted European countries and on Airbus airplanes distorted buyers’ behavior.

The Fish Fight That Could Sink Brexit

As we approach a Brexit deadline, negotiations for a withdrawal deal could depend on cod, mackerel, and herring.

Why We Could Have Twist Tie Tariffs

Just like Alaskans have many words for snow, Bedford Industries has a lot of names for twist ties. There are spooled ties and poly twists, clip bands and double wire tin-ties. And that was only the beginning. I copied some…

How We Feel About Globalization

Our political affiliation suggests how we feel about globalization according to a recent survey from the Chicago Council on Global Affair

What the Pandemic Does to the Phase One Trade Deal

Looking at a China trade deal update, we would see how the pandemic transformed China’s obligations and the U.S. need for them.

Handy Coffee Facts to Know During a Pandemic

From the growers through transport, roasters in the U.S. are concerned with the pandemic’s impact on the coffee supply chain.