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He's also founder of the ManzellaReport.com, a premier source for global business and economic analysis, and Manzella Trade Communications, a public affairs, publishing and consulting firm.
Additionally, John is Chair of the Upstate New York District Export Council, a position appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Chief Strategy Officer for Ignition Life Solutions, a global enterprise risk management consulting firm, former Executive Director of goTRADE New York, an advocacy coalition sponsored by the Washington, D.C.-based Business Roundtable, and former President and CEO of World Trade Center BN.
His books include Global America: Understanding Global and Economic Trends and How To Ensure Competitiveness, Grasping Globalization: It's Impact and Your Corporate Response, and Mexico & NAFTA: The Real Impact, among others.
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Economy | Tuesday, March 17, 2020
President Trump’s intention to persuade China to play by long-established international trade rules is commendable. But focusing on the U.S. trade deficit with China, and imposing tariffs to eliminate it, has proven ineffective. Now, the coronavirus has given Trump an opportunity to shelve that failed strategy and immediately eliminate tariffs on Chinese imports. This shot in the arm will likely be reciprocated by China, stimulate our economies, and give Trump the opportunity to chart a better course. Let me explain.read more...
World | Monday, January 13, 2020
In 2019, the U.S. unemployment rate reached record lows while the stock market hit record highs. But not everyone has benefitted. According to a recent report by the Pew Research Center, most Americans believe the economy is helping the rich, while hurting the middle class and poor. What does this mean for the future of U.S. capitalism?read more...
U.S. | Thursday, November 14, 2019
When I crossed through Checkpoint Charlie from West Berlin to East Berlin nearly 30 years ago, the failures of former East Germany were immediately obvious. The grey unkempt landscape and dilapidated buildings looked as though that country hadn't been repaired since American and Soviet tanks faced off yards apart decades earlier in one of the most tense nuclear showdowns.read more...
Economy | Wednesday, September 04, 2019
When it comes to international trade, China hasn’t always played by the rules. So the question begs: How do you change that behavior? Engaging in a trade war by imposing tariffs isn’t ideal. To save face, Chinese President Xi Jinping must appear strong and that means responding to U.S. tariff increases with Chinese tariff increases. This tit for tat strategy, which escalated again on September 1, is increasing volatility and uncertainty, while hurting economic growth. But it gets worse.read more...
This invaluable program reveals global dangers, analyzes sectors, examines trading relationships, and provides insight on China’s practices to help businesses understand what’s ahead, reduce risk, and make better informed decisions.
This engaging program analyzes the positions of President Trump with a focus on international trade, the new NAFTA, China, Brexit and the European Union, provides insight on China’s strengths, weaknesses and practices, reveals connections between rising populism, automation and globalization, and offers strategies to better navigate the dangers ahead.
This thought-provoking program provides analysis to better understand what has occurred, and peers into the chain reactions of what’s unfolding so managers can make better-informed decisions, improve competitiveness, and develop more successful business strategies.
John Manzella and Ruben Navarrette, two national thought leaders, add common sense, insight and clarity to these divisive issues. John is data-driven, from New York, and brings a global perspective. Ruben is story-focused, from California, and thinks in terms of culture, race and language. Sometimes they agree, disagree, are never boring or predictable, and always entertaining.