NAFTA Ministerial Concludes, Negotiators Press to Address Remaining Issues This Week

High-level talks last week to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) closed without any major breakthrough in efforts to reach an agreement in principl...





China, New Zealand Leaders Tout Potential of Updated Trade Deal

Top officials from China and New Zealand called this week for ramping up negotiating efforts to clinch an updated trade deal, highlighting the value this could have fo...READ MORE


Pacific Alliance, Associate Members Enter Fourth Negotiating Round, Look To Clinch Deal by July

The fourth round of negotiations between the Pacific Alliance and its “associate members” kicked off on Saturday 12 May, in Ottawa, Canada and will wrap on...READ MORE


EU, Mercosur Negotiations to Resume, Officials Suggest Deal Possible Soon

Negotiators from the EU and South American customs bloc Mercosur are reportedly due to reconvene this month, as officials push for an agreement in principle that would...READ MORE


NAFTA Talks at Pivotal Point as Ministers Resume Work in Washington

Negotiators from Canada, Mexico, and the US have resumed high-level discussions aimed at bringing talks for updating their North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)...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...