President-elect Donald Trump has placed himself...
Already under attack after Brexit, globalisation and free trade have come under further pressure with the election of Donald Trump in the US. Powered by the votes of disaffected US workers who propelled him to the White House, Asian currencies and emerging markets more broadly have been under pressure as […]
Former British Chancellor George Osborne...
The free trade deal set to be signed on Sunday...
A free trade deal between New Zealand and India is more on track than ever before. Prime Minister John Key and his Indian counter-part, Narendra Modi, had extensive chats in their bilateral meeting on Wednesday and Kiwis can expect a visit from Modi after he accepted an invitation to come […]
It doesn't sound like real-estate...
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump...
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton...
11 countries sign up.
Arguments over Pharma settled?
The Tripartite Free Trade Area is the biggest trade deal you've never heard of.
Introduced to help enforce price controls in...
He faces stiff resistance from many in his own Democratic party.
Profit and access to markets.
"A dining boom. "
Japan tried to negotiate the first...
Rushing for a pic opportunity?
Somebody has to lose.
Far-reaching impacts for consumers and industry.
A solid start, with some laughs.
Where's the beef? Here.
Involves 40% of the world's GDP.
If you want to know where relations stand between China and another country, follow the pandas. China, the only native of home of pandas in the world, has been giving pandas to nations based on beneficial trade agreements and their willingness to depart with crucial natural resources, according to a […]
There are now 150 APAC agreements, compared to 5 in 1990.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia/Office of the Maryland Governor” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jo%C3%A3o_Vale_de_Almeida_2011.jpg”] As President Obama begins his second term, this is the right moment for the United States and the European Union to work together even more closely on a number of issues relevant to both their domestic and foreign policy agendas.The most immediate way […]
[credit provider=”Vincent Yu/AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=det&ids=China%20Congress&showact=details&sort=date&prds=10135&intv=3d&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1352960234&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=12eed573382e44daa47dfc912ebe6052&dbm=PThirtyDay&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] The territorial dispute between Japan and China that erupted into a diplomatic firestorm in August is already beginning to do long term damage to both parties.The small islands, known as Diaoyu in China and Senkaku in Japan, have become a bone of contention for Beijing […]
The past few weeks have produced good news and bad news for global “clean technology” markets, economic growth, and sustainable development.
Getting tough on China is becoming a popular idea. President Obama has established an Interagency Trade Enforcement Committee with a $27 million budget to hit back at unfair trade. Not to be outdone, Mitt Romney has said that if elected, he’ll declare China a currency manipulator on his first day […]
The US solar industry is split down the middle over a case before the Department Of Commerce.
Ukraine would consider a Russian-led customs union, according to comments from Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov on Wednesday.
Not only did the global financial crisis catch the vast majority of economists completely unawares, they instead expected tranquil and even buoyant times just as the biggest economic crisis since the Great Depression began. My favourite such observation is from the OECD‘s Economic Outlook for June 2007—in which the Chief […]
Republican presidential longshot Former Utah Gov.Jon Huntsman will introduce his plan to jump-start the nation’s economy — and he’ll start by revolutionizing the nation’s tax code.
[credit provider=”MangoVine” url=”http://www.mangovine.net/site/entry/asakusas_nakamise-dori_traditional_shopping_street/”] China, Japan, and South Korea are about to kick-start their push for a free-trade region for the three economic giants, according to the Wall Street Journal.The negotiations still remain in exploratory stages, meaning it will be sometime before the economic juggernaut moves toward such a pact. Together, […]
Yesterday Vladimir Putin penned a magnanimous editorial in the Süddeutsche Zeitung calling for an era of free trade and cooperation with Europe.
The Tea Partiers that have been elected to Congress were put there because they had a one plank party platform. They were fiscal conservatives. The Democrats increased the budget deficit exponentially from 2008-2010. That is saying something, since President Bush and the Congress from 2000-2006 were not exactly spendthrifts. The […]