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Sabine Muscat

Freelance journalist and editor in Washington

Sabine Muscat reports about U.S. politics, macroeconomic and social trends for several German media organizations, among them news television channel N24 and CAPITAL, the Gruner + Jahr business media group’s monthly magazine.

From 2008 to 2012 she worked as the Washington correspondent for the same media group’s newspaper, Financial Times Deutschland, which was discontinued in December 2012.

Prior to that she edited international news and covered Asian affairs in FTD’s Berlin office between 2003 and 2007. She reported from the region during trips to China, Taiwan, Japan, North and South Korea, India, Afghanistan and Pakistan as well as South East Asia. Prior to that, she had started her career in journalism working for Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

Ms. Muscat speaks fluent Mandarin and has a master’s degree in Chinese Studies from the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies.

She blogs at Sabine’s Flying Carpet and can be followed on Twitter at @SabineMuscat.

Articles by Sabine Muscat

TTIP and Food Safety

Why transatlantic negotiators worry about another chicken war.

October 2, 2014

Of Textiles and Tariffs

Lower tariffs could make quite a difference for the high-end fashion industry and for brand-conscious fashionistas.

July 21, 2014

Cosmetics: Sunscreens Made in Europe

A close-up on the complexities of the TTIP trade negotiations

May 20, 2014

Wine, Cheese And Trade: What’s in a Name?

European gourmet food, geographical indications and transatlantic trade.

November 20, 2013

Car Crash Test Dummies: Another Transatlantic Divide?

Examining the real-life dimensions of the TTIP trade deal.

November 10, 2013

Transatlantic Trade: Data Privacy First

How might the NSA scandal help the EU land a win on data privacy in trade talks with the United States?

July 8, 2013

America’s Double Take on China

How do the people of a small American city view China — as an opportunity or a threat?

October 23, 2012

The Circumcision Debate: No Issue for German Leadership

If there's going to be a debate over the practice of male circumcision, isn't there a better place to start it than Germany?

August 1, 2012

America’s Mommy Wars: A Transatlantic Perspective

Are German women justified in admiring the progress on gender equity that American women have made in the workplace?

July 26, 2012