Washington, D.C. — A new analysis from the Center for American Progress argues that a proposed trade deal with the European Union on aluminum and steel offers a historic opportunity to align the global economy with climate action and the interests of workers.
The Global Arrangement on Sustainable Steel and Aluminum (GASSA) would also offer a productive mechanism for countering abuses of the global trading system by nonmarket economies while strengthening transatlantic relations, the analysis says.
The piece recommends that if GASSA cannot move forward in a timely fashion, the United States should seek similar partnerships with other high-ambition steel- and aluminum-producing nations.
Read the analysis: “Trade Beyond Neoliberalism: Concluding a Global Arrangement on Sustainable Steel and Aluminum” by Trevor Sutton and Mike Williams
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