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A closer look at trade costs in the Americas

March 6, 2017

Across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), governments are asking how they can spur growth in a challenging and uncertain global context. The region can ill afford to leave trade barriers unchec... READ MORE

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Towards a New Trans-American Partnership

April 1, 2016

The global trade regime is undergoing fundamental changes. While World Trade Organization (WTO) member countries continue to work towards an ever elusive agreement, regional initiatives—most... READ MORE

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What the TPP means for Latin America and the Caribbean

March 9, 2016

On February 4, 2016, after five years of negotiations, the members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) signed the trade pact, considered to be the highest standard trade agreement to d... READ MORE

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How Much Will the Davos Initiative Help Reduce Trade Barriers in “Green Goods”?

March 1, 2014

At its launch in 2001, the Doha Round of trade negotiations was dubbed the round for the “Developing Countries and for the protection of the environment.” Under Doha, World Trade Organi... READ MORE

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Five Questions Answered on Africa’s Rising Economic Growth

February 1, 2014

There has been a lot of talk about Africa’s rising economic prosperity and whether it is sustainable and deeply rooted in reducing extreme poverty across the continent. So, I sat down to answ... READ MORE

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Deepen Economic Ties to Turkey

January 1, 2014

The authors writes the U.S. should continue pursuing a more ambitious agenda with Turkey, given Turkey’s importance for U.S. interests and the U.S. goal that Turkey anchor itself with the Wes... READ MORE

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The 2013 WTO Bali Ministerial: Prospects and New Horizons

November 1, 2013

Failure to address these issues will make further significant progress on the Doha Round difficult, notwithstanding a successful outcome in Bali. An important wild card is what impact other large b... READ MORE

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The New North American Trade Map

November 1, 2013

Next month marks the 20th anniversary of the ratification of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The world economy looked quite a bit different in 1993 than it does today—the Int... READ MORE

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Japan’s Trade Policy in 2013: Possibilities and Pitfalls

February 1, 2013

2013 could very well be a big year for Japanese trade policy. Japan is contemplating four major trade negotiations that could finally help its trade policy gain traction: the trilateral China-Japan... READ MORE

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Obama's Pivot to Europe: Forget China. An EU trade deal would be the real game-changer.

February 1, 2013

The fact is, the U.S. and the EU have it in their power to enact a potentially game-changing policy that could boost economic growth on both side of the Atlantic, help the transatlantic allies deal... READ MORE