Do you think governments should consider human rights when granting
preferential trading rights to countries? What are the arguments for and
against taking such a position?
2. Whose interests should be the paramount concern of government trade
policy: the interests of producers (businesses and their employees) or
those of consumers?
3. Given the arguments relating to the new trade theory and strategic trade
policy, what kind of trade policy should business be pressuring
government to adopt?
5. Reread the Management Focus “Protecting U.S. Magnesium.” Who
gains most from the antidumping duties levied by the United States on
imports of magnesium from China and Russia? Who are the losers? Are
these duties in the best national interests of the United States?