Topic : Trade

  • Container ship departs Burrard Inlet in Vancouver Forum Article

    The high value of low-income markets

    About 4.5 billion people in developing countries are low-income, living on… more

  • People pass the Bank of England in the City of London Forum Article

    The local benefits of foreign investment

    The conventional thinking about the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) in a developing country, is… more

  • A farmer holds organic coffee beans at a coffee field in the mountains of Peru's central jungle city of Chanchamayo Forum Article

    How free trade can boost welfare

    Once known as the “Safe Haven” of Western Africa, because of its long-standing political… more

  • Container ship departs Burrard Inlet in Vancouver Forum Article

    Why we need a breakthrough in trade talks

    Economic news is grim all around the world. This year’s output growth has been disappointing, and… more

  • Container ship departs Burrard Inlet in Vancouver Forum Article

    How the US and EU could boost trade by 50%

    The TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations have become… more

  • Employees work on the assembly line at the Renault plant in Sao Jose dos Pinhais Forum Article

    Why Brazil should embrace global value chains

    International trade has undergone a radical transformation in the past decades as production processes… more

  • An aerial view of Mexico city at night from an airplane Forum Article

    How can Mexico boost its growth?

    When Mexico’s then-President Carlos Salinas de Gortari and his American counterpart, Bill Clinton, signed… more

  • Container ship departs Burrard Inlet in Vancouver Forum Article

    The growing threat to global trade

    The Global Crisis provoked a deep drop in trade in 2009. While levels have recovered, the trade-to-GDP… more

  • Aerial view shows mineral-coloured water pooled in salt flat holes on Senegal's coast Forum Article

    How to avoid the Dutch disease

    What would you do if you won a billion dollars? Would you just buy more hamburgers for… more

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    5 reasons we need to cut energy subsidies

    Half the world’s energy subsidies are in the Middle East and North Africa Region.  These… more

  • To match Special Report CHINA-PIRACY/ Forum Article

    How to tackle counterfeiting

    Counterfeiting is the practice of manufacturing products, often of inferior quality, and selling them under… more

  • Crew members of a ship loaded with containers filled with rubbish from Britain wait for its departure from the port of Santos Forum Article

    How to learn from supply chain mistakes

    By their nature, significant supply-chain disruptions demand a swift and multifaceted reaction, but the… more

  • A security personnel arranges national flags during bilateral meetings at the Great Hall of the People, on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings, in Beijing Forum Article

    What to expect from APEC

    The significance of the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Beijing consists not so much in… more

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    Two visions for free trade in the Asia-Pacific

    The race is on between the US and China to dominate the rules-setting game for trade by being the first to… more

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    Does the Eurozone need its own treasury?

    The crisis of growth in the Eurozone economy is now in its seventh year and the outlook is truly grim. But… more

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    Why the world needs the US to invest in infrastructure

    In recent weeks, there has been a chorus of opinion arguing for a sharp increase in global investment… more

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    What Europe needs from France and Germany

    France and Germany, which together account for half of euro-area GDP, are rightly considered the… more

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    Why the world needs to work together on trade

    Sanctions and counter sanctions currently taint trade developments between Russia and the EU and… more