Can Trump Order Companies to Move out of China?

President Trump is using the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), Title II of Pub.L. 95–223, 91 Stat. 1626, enacted October 28, 1977  to force companies out of China. The…

China Holds the cards on Oil Prices

Should China decide to defy the latest U.S. tariff threat by ramping up imports of Iranian crude oil in open defiance to the U.S. sanctions on Iran, oil prices could…

Mexico’s Crude Oil Problem

Mexico’s economy has a high dependence on hydrocarbons. 89% of the country’s energy production is made from fossil fuels. It’s a large producer of oil, natural gas, and coal, however,…