In the coming weeks, the U.S. and its trading partners will begin a series of meetings aimed at finding a common ground in an effort to reduce the damage caused by a trade war that has left some 3.5 million people unemployed and triggered widespread global protests.
The talks will focus on trade, but it’s unlikely they’ll resolve the core issue: how to make it more expensive for U.K. companies to compete with U.A.E. competitors in the global economy.
“It’s not about making them pay a higher price,” said David Green, senior policy analyst at the Council on Foreign Relations.
“They have to find a way to make those costs less,” said Green, who noted that a new study published Monday by the Center for International Policy, a think tank in Washington, found that the U