Economic Affairs

US multilateralism is coming back, except on trade

Many retrograde policies of the past are continuing

A return to multilateralism on trade does not seem to be a priority for the Biden administration. PHOTO: NYTIMES

After the end of the Trump presidency in January, multilateralists around the world heaved a collective sigh of relief.

Gone would be the wrecking ball aimed at international institutions.

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