John Manzella

World-recognized speaker, author and nationally syndicated columnist on global business, trade policy, labor, and the latest economic trends.

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John Manzella is a world-recognized speaker (live and virtual), author and nationally syndicated columnist on global business, trade policy, labor, and the latest economic trends.

His valuable insight, analysis and strategic direction have been vital to many of the world's largest corporations, associations and universities preparing for the business, economic and political challenges ahead.

John’s views have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Bloomberg, NPR, Newsday, Houston Chronicle, Denver Post, and other publications in China, Singapore, Mexico, and across the globe.

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.

John is 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.



 

John also is Chair of the Upstate New York District Export Council, a position appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Chief Strategy Officer of 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.

*Diagnosed with dyslexia in first grade, John also offers motivational presentations to children with disabilities.

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John Manzella discusses America’s relationship with China at a Trammell and Margaret Crow Foundation Trade Policy event with Dr. Elizabeth Economy and moderator Richard Fischer.

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John Manzella is a world-recognized speaker, author of several books, and a nationally syndicated columnist on global business, trade policy, labor, and the latest economic trends. His valuable insight, analysis and strategic direction have been vital to audiences worldwide preparing for the business, economic and political challenges ahead.

Latest Articles From John Manzella

3 critical strategies for businesses engaged internationally
World | Thursday, March 04, 2021

The business of international trade has become extremely complicated. Due to Covid-19, global supply chain disruptions have become commonplace, especially in China. And even when the risks associated with the pandemic end, the risks associated with supply chains won't.

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President Biden must improve American capitalism and...
Economy | Tuesday, February 02, 2021

To protect America's way of life and standard of living, the Biden administration must take two critical steps. First, it should implement legislation designed to improve American free-market capitalism and strengthen the middle class. If not done soon, a political shift to the left is more likely later. And secondly, the administration must choose international engagement over isolation. Surprising to many, these decisions are connected.

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Will COVID-19 kill globalization? What you need to know
Trade & Finance | Thursday, May 14, 2020

Recent trade battles with China, Mexico, Canada, and Europe have reduced trade flows. Now, with the outbreak of COVID-19 severely impacting international commerce, many argue that globalization will soon be dead. Globalization is not dying. Rather, it’s evolving, and existing trends are accelerating. American companies and workers would be wise to prepare for what’s ahead.

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The coronavirus gives Trump an opportunity to correct...
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.

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Book John Manzella now for your next speaking engagement including keynotes, roundtable discussions and webinars. His most requested topics include:
Economic Trends, Global Trade, Labor and What’s Ahead
COVID-19 and volatility continue to impact U.S. and world growth, while complexities with the USMCA, Europe and China are creating new supply chain and investment risks. Combined with the energy revolution, new drivers of growth, and shifting demographics, these issues are shaping our future. What does this mean to you?

This invaluable program examines trading relationships, reveals Chinese dangers, analyzes sectors, and explores critical issues involving labor, skills, automation, and immigration. Additionally, it offers survival strategies and provides insight on what's ahead.

Economic Trends, Globalization and the Need to Improve American Capitalism
International Trade, New Realities and Ripple Effects
Will COVID-19 Kill Globalization? What Companies and Workers Need to Do
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