G7 Summit in Charlevoix Sees Intense Debate on Trade, Climate Action

This year’s G7 annual summit drew to a close on Saturday 9 June, capping two days of leaders’ level discussions that focused heavily on the implications th...





Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Endorses Trade Facilitation Plan

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) endorsed a statement aimed at facilitating trade across its members’ borders, with the regional economic grouping als...READ MORE


India, Singapore Upgrade Trade Deal, Pledging to Boost Economic Ties

India and Singapore have clinched a deal to update their Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA), in a bid to boost bilateral trade and facilitate economic...READ MORE


Trade Expected to Top Hefty Agenda as G7 Leaders Arrive in Charlevoix

Leaders from the G7 coalition of advanced economies are due to arrive in Charlevoix, Canada, on Friday 8 June for two days of meetings that are expected to focus heavi...READ MORE


West African Cross-Border Trade: Trends and Opportunities

Cross-border trade is not a new phenomenon in West Africa. What are the major changes that made it evolve over time? And which barriers still hinder its developmen...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...