Trade Splaining

By Ardian Mollabeqiri & Robert Skidmore

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A fun and entertaining look at global affairs, trade and the United Nations, brought to you from the perspective of two American expats living in Switzerland. They try to keep a straight face while recapping the latest in current events and the local scene in Geneva, Switzerland as well as interviews with fellow expats on the international scene and leaders in their respective fields.

Episode Date
The Tariffs Keep on Coming, While Mexico is Stuck in the Middle
May 23, 2024
Bidenomics, Swiss Voters & Navigating the Path to Net-zero (or not)
Apr 30, 2024
More Supply Chain Disruptions, Baltimore Bridge Collapse and Trade Statistics
Apr 09, 2024
Unpacking MC13 while Switzerland, India and EFTA Make Trade Great Again
Mar 15, 2024
WTO Ministerial Conference MC13, Climate Change, Inflation & More Fragmentation
Feb 26, 2024
Red Sea Shipping, Sustainable Farming in the EU and More Evergrande
Feb 06, 2024
Talking FairTrade in an Age of Inflation and the EV Hunger Games
Jan 19, 2024
Year-End Episode: Unpacking COP28, Reflecting on 2023 and Predictions for 2024
Dec 28, 2023
Early Returns from COP 28, Tesla vs Swedish Workers and the Global Minimum Corporate Tax
Dec 07, 2023
A Cloudier Path to a Low-Carbon Future, US Trade Policy Setbacks in Asia & More China De-risking
Nov 21, 2023
Green Transition’s Winners & Losers, Nearshoring Positives(?) and Covid Supply Shocks 3 Years Later
Oct 24, 2023
Fragmented Trade, CBAM, COP28 and EVs
Oct 03, 2023
China’s Lagging Growth, Digital Trade and Slowing Auto Industry Demand
Aug 31, 2023
Climate Change, War, AI & the Hollywood Writers Strike
Aug 17, 2023
China’s Turn in the Trade War, De-Risking and Wageflation ft. Arancha González Laya
Jul 20, 2023
Climate Change, Artificial Intelligence and Microchips ft. Chris Miller, author of Chip War
Jun 15, 2023
Commercial Real Estate Prices, Changing Luxury Trends and Climate Change(ing) Supply Chains
May 23, 2023
An Ever Worsening Global Outlook, China & Brazil, and Market Access is Still a Thing
Apr 27, 2023
Credit Suisse, a Renewed Focus on Africa & Tariffs Are Still Bad (apparently)
Apr 06, 2023
Emerging India, SVB, & Human Rights Still in the Spotlight
Mar 16, 2023
China, Supply Chains, The World Bank & Climate Change
Feb 28, 2023
Nearshoring, Green Subsidies & ChatGPT
Feb 09, 2023
The Death of Globalization (again), More China and the WTO
Jan 24, 2023
2022 Re-Splained
Dec 29, 2022
COP27, the Latest on the Global Minimum Tax & Talking Davos Man with Peter S. Goodman of the New York Times
Nov 17, 2022
US Export Controls on China, More Inflation & Thinking Regionally When Talking Globalization
Oct 27, 2022
Exporting Inflation, China’s Belt & Road 2.0 and How Unions Got Their Groove Back
Oct 04, 2022
China, Trade Deals & Changing Perceptions
Sep 01, 2022
Taiwan, Tech & the WTO
Aug 16, 2022
China, Trade Fragmentation and How To Avert a Food Crisis
Jul 28, 2022
MC 12, Shifting Supply Chains and Trade & Human Rights
Jun 30, 2022
Supply Chains, ESG and Big Tech
Jun 09, 2022
De-Globalization, Inflation and Why Oil is The New Oil
May 26, 2022
Globalization’s Over (Again), Elon Musk and Market Concentration
May 05, 2022
Inflation (Again), Ardi’s back, and is Globalization Over?
Apr 14, 2022
Trade’s Excellent Adventure: The Future of the WTO, Sanctions & Ukraine
Mar 10, 2022
China, the Good, the Bad, and the Evergrande
Feb 15, 2022
2021 Re-Splained: COVID, Inequality, Inflation and Supply Chains
Dec 16, 2021
WTO Ministerial, US - China Trade Tensions and Breaking Down ESG
Dec 02, 2021
COP 26, China and Modeling the Future with Mark Esposito
Nov 18, 2021
China‘s Evergande Problem, Trade Agreements and Facebook the Monopoly
Oct 12, 2021
For Everything Else, Theres Maersk: Digital Customs, Supply Chains, Luxury Brands and China
Sep 16, 2021
Commodities, Customs and Coconuts
Aug 31, 2021
Tariffs, Inflation and the G7 Global Corporate Minimum Tax
Jun 15, 2021
Inflation, Trade Deals...and Brexit is still a thing
Jun 01, 2021
Trade Splaining with the Trade Guys: The New Normal for US Trade Policy
May 13, 2021
Trade, Agriculture and Climate Change: Why It's Not So Simple
May 04, 2021
Trade, Climate Change & Sustainability
Apr 27, 2021
Happily "Ever" After: Trade in the Aftermath of the Suez Canal Blockage
Apr 06, 2021
Trade, Business and Human Rights: Why This Time It's Different
Mar 30, 2021
Services Trade, Globalization and Why Trade Policy Matters
Mar 11, 2021
Digital Trade and Technology: Can Governments Keep Up?
Feb 16, 2021
Special Bonus Episode: Part 2 of Interview with Richard Baldwin
Jan 28, 2021
Globalization, Technology and the Future of Work in the Age of Globotics
Jan 21, 2021
Holiday Bonus Episode: Part 2 of Matthew Wilson Interview
Dec 29, 2020
Revenge of the SIDS: Small Island States, the WTO and Predictions for 2021
Dec 22, 2020
The Plumbing of Trade: Supply Chains, Trucks and How We Get Our Stuff
Dec 10, 2020
China on My Mind: Trade Tensions, Vaccine Diplomacy and Looking Ahead
Nov 24, 2020
What to Expect When You're Electing: 2020 US Election 'Splainer
Nov 03, 2020
Bonus Episode: Part 2 with Marie Owens Thomsen
Oct 22, 2020
Green is Good: Trade, Banking, Sustainability and ABBA(?)
Oct 22, 2020
COVID, Brexit and the Future of Work
Oct 08, 2020
The Hoff-Mann Cometh - COVID, Maritime Shipping and Haircuts
Sep 03, 2020
Feel the Bern(-ard) Hoekman - Trade, the WTO and.... Michigan(?)
Sep 03, 2020
Official Trailer: The Trade Splaining Podcast
Jul 29, 2020