Daniel Daianu

Trustee of Friends of Europe, Professor of economics at the National School of Political and Administrative Studies in Bucharest and Member of the Board of the National Bank of Romania, a former finance minister and a former MEP; He bears sole responsibility for the views expressed in this text.

  • Future Europe
  • Global Europe
  • President Trump

The storm of new protectionism: what lies behind it?

In the United States, views advocating a ‘strategic’ approach to international trade were mostly marginal in public debate for decades. But with the Trump administration there is increasing talk in Washington, DC of bilateral agreements and using tariffs to protect industries. American companies are prodded to move operations back home; a reversal of finance regulation… Read article ›