Speeches and Presentations

Straight Talk On Currency Misalignment

Straight Talk On Currency Misalignment

By Charles Blum

May 20, 2015    Volume 22, No. 7

Manufacturing and Technology News

http://www.manufacturingnews.com/news/2015/Charles-Blum-Currency-Commentary-0520152.html

Americans spend most of their lives in a dollar-denominated world and don’t have as much experience with foreign currencies as non-Americans have with dollars. As a result, much of our public discourse on currency issues over many years has […]

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Trade Agreements and Presidential Authority

Trade Agreements and Presidential Authority

on C-SPAN

December 9, 2013

https://www.c-span.org/video/?316697-1/panel-discusses-obama-administration-tpp-deal

Charles Blum joined a panel discussion on trade agreements and presidential authority to fast track agreements. This trade promotion authority for a president to negotiate international agreements free of congressional amendments or filibuster expired in 2007 and the panelists discussed the prospects of Congress renewing this power. Both speakers […]

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Making Sense of Currency Policy: An Historical Perspective, Charles Blum

MAKING SENSE OF CURRENCY POLICY:
AN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

Remarks by Charles H. Blum, Executive Director

Fair Currency Coalition

To the Washington International Trade Association

October 7, 2010

Part of the folk wisdom of American trade policy is that the Smoot-Hawley tariffs (etched in stone as Column Two in the Tariff Schedule) were the root of all evil. They are widely viewed […]

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Rare Earths: Easing The Scarcity, Charles Blum

RARE EARTHS: EASING THE SCARCITY

PRESENTATION TO GLOBAL BUSINESS DIALOG

Charles Blum, President of IAS Group, Ltd.

JULY 22, 2010

In all honesty, I never gave much thought to “rare earths” until my trip to North Korea last fall. Unexpectedly, my partner, a real energy expert, and I concluded an agreement relating to the rehabilitation of the power supply […]

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Global Safeguard Investigation on Steel Imports

Global Safeguard Investigation on Steel Imports

on C-SPAN

September 17, 2001

https://www.c-span.org/video/?166094-2/global-safeguard-investigation-steel-imports

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Europe 1992: Frontier or Fortress?

Europe 1992: Frontier or Fortress?

on C-SPAN

November 2, 1988

https://www.c-span.org/video/?5558-1/europe-1992-frontier-fortress

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GATT Talks

GATT Talks

on C-SPAN

August 24, 1986

https://www.c-span.org/video/?96525-1/gatt-talks

Charles Blum, the former Assistant Trade Representative in Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, was invited to discuss the new talks for the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.

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