The U.S. Ratification of USMCA: Reading the Tea Leaves
There is no question about the importance of the North American trade pact to the economies of the three parties, as outlined by a recent ACCF report. Unfortunately, the pact’s economic merits have not been enough to motivate a speedy ratification by the U.S. This short report looks at the issues raised by the Democrats as a stumbling block for ratification and other concerns about the future of USMCA emerging due to the uncertainty created by Chinese trade war.
NAFTA/USMCA: Past, Present And Future
A new ACCF report outlines the case for USMCA ratification while cautioning against NAFTA termination
THE GLOBAL RACE FOR LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS: Commercializing Alaska’s Natural Gas
INTRODUCTION Alaska’s prospect for short and long-term economic growth is in jeopardy, as efforts to unlock the full potential of the state’s energy resources have...
U.S. RESOURCE NATIONALISM: The Impact of Energy Trade Restrictions on National...
Antiquated federal laws that severely limit U.S. energy exports undermine long-term U.S. foreign policy interests by threatening the international free trade regime, obstructing development...
The Economic Case for Lifting the Crude Oil Exports Ban
INTRODUCTION Oil and natural gas development in the United States is expanding at record levels. In the last week of February 2015, the U.S. produced...
Crude Oil Exports: Economic and Geopolitical Impacts
The American Council for Capital Formation’s Center for Policy Research convened an esteemed panel of experts to further the understanding of issues relevant to crude oil exports and trade policy.
Special Report: Setting the Record Straight on LNG Exports
With broad bipartisan support for increased exports and the clock ticking as other nation’s LNG projects advance to fill the need for energy resources around the world, it is time for federal regulators to remove red tape preventing the construction of U.S. LNG export terminals.
Special Report: Trade Promotion Authority – American Economy & Trade
This special report discusses the importance of TPA in trade negotiations, as well as the positive impact of a system that promotes open markets on U.S. jobs and economic growth.