Countries Sign Pacific Rim Trade Deal, Call for “Expeditious” Ratification Process

The 11 countries forming the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) are now beginning their domestic processes to ratify the acc...





EU Trade Talks with Mexico, Mercosur Press Onward

Negotiations to clinch a trade deal and association agreement between the EU and Mercosur are slated to be extended further, though officials say they hope an agreemen...READ MORE


EU, ASEAN Ministers Call for Greater Efforts to Advance Trade Talks

Officials from the EU and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) pledged on Friday 2 March to speed up their efforts to negotiate free trade agreements, b...READ MORE


NAFTA Countries Close Out Three More Chapters as Political Calendars Tighten Up

Trade negotiators from Canada, Mexico, and the United States finished work on three more chapters of an updated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) during thei...READ MORE


The G20 and reimagining global rule-making for trade and climate action

Trade and climate change are inextricably intertwined. Yet the trade and climate regimes are set for a collision that could undermine their legitimacy and efficien...READ MORE


World Trade Needs More Than a Nudge

Economists usually assume that people are rational.  This year’s Nobel Economics Prize winner Richard Thaler, however, argues that people don’t always...