Reagan's Message for the Tokyo Summit

Publication Date: April 1986

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Edward L. Hudgins

Research Area: Economics

Keywords: Asia and the Pacific

Type: Report


The world economic situation continues to improve, mainly because of the move by many countries toward market-oriented policies. Even so, trade protectionism threatens the coming Tokyo summit. The U.S. and Europe are no longer simply talking about restricting their markets. They are taking action to undo 40 years of progress in trade liberalization. Reagan must do all he can to defuse this dangerous situation.