Trade Talks Episode 76: Trump versus India: Fighting over Which Poor Countries Are Special

The Trump administration pulled India and Turkey from the US Generalized System of Preferences, a program that offers zero tariffs to imports from poor countries. Soumaya Keynes and Chad Bown explain the decision and how it fits into a broader battle between rich and poor countries around special and differential treatment and how it is holding up progress on WTO negotiations.

Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (PIIE)