- Ten months of Section 421 tariffs on Chinese tires produce nothing except higher domestic prices and increased imports from other countries.
- In response to Krugman's latest China currency column, monetary economist rightly asks if we can revoke PK's Nobel prize.
- WSJ editorial board asks an obviously rhetorical question: does Obama or the USW run US trade policy?
- Yet another trade dispute over "green" subsidies: this time Japan goes after Canada's "feed-in tariffs" for renewable energy generation. You were warned, people. You were warned.
- Excellent NYT op-ed on how visa reform is critical to the future of US global competitiveness. Me: something China is already doing, by the way.
- Journalist notices that US pols attack China's currency policies to "save American jobs," but they don't seem to care about those same jobs when they block Chinese investment in the United States.
That should keep you all busy for a while.