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Thursday 22 Feb 2018 | 08:43 | SYDNEY
Thursday 22 Feb 2018 | 08:43 | SYDNEY

Obama's trade test



30 January 2009 12:32

In December, I queried the optimistic predictions that the new Obama Administration and the new President himself would not resort to protectionism in these dark days for American manufacturing. It looks like the details of the fiscal stimulus package and its 'buy American' tag-ons may well provide the first test for this optimism.

Thanks to Foreign Policy's Morning Brief for alerting me to this article.

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