Michael Pettis on Trade Wars, Commodities, and More

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FS Insider interviews Michael Pettis to discuss how global trade actually works today, why leaders should be worried about large deficits and why trade tariffs won’t fix the problem. Pettis also explains which countries are impacted most during a global trade war, his outlook for industrial and agricultural commodities and much, much more. Pettis is the author of several books including his most recent, The Great Rebalancing: Trade, Conflict, and the Perilous Road Ahead for the World Economy, a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and also a professor of finance at the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University in Beijing.

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