Trade Agreements

December 1, 2018

The general picture emerging from a cross-analysis of the facts and data presented in the report confirms once more the marked contradictions characterising the development paths of the African continent and its endeavouring to meet the challenges to ensure a balanced wellbeing for its people and for the

November 26, 2018

The ongoing US-China trade war bodes poorly for global economic growth. There are steps we can take to prevent the current tit-for-tat escalation from becoming a full-blown cancer that sickens the global economy – but action and leadership is needed, and fast.

October 25, 2018

While there has long been a trend towards large companies becoming dominant through takeovers, in Germany and internationally an opposite trend has recently set in: the breaking up of companies as a result of sales, IPOs or spin-offs is

October 17, 2018

Globally, anti-trade sentiment is on the rise, meaning it is incumbent upon policymakers to explore and explain the benefits of free and open trade. This study examines the costs and benefits of various free trade agreements (FTAs) that the EU has completed, will complete, or is contemplating.

October 1, 2018

India has a large positive trade balance in the apparel sector and is ranked among the top 10 apparel exporting countries.

August 1, 2018

Significant measures were undertaken by India and Pakistan to liberalize trade in 2012. In particular, Pakistan’s policy to permit all items to be imported from India except for a few items was expected to bring about a quantum increase in India’s exports.

July 26, 2018

Canada’s performance in attracting foreign direct investment faces serious headwinds, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute.

May 29, 2018

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi may be largely focused on domestic challenges and above all on winning the next parliamentary election, due to be held by May next year. But with both the U.S.

January 1, 2018

Trade facilitation measures improve the trading environment by reducing transaction costs and thereby increasing the gains from trade.

October 3, 2017

The policy highlights the need for a fair, transparent import and export regime that would enhance production capacity for domestic export markets and attract foreign direct investment (FDI), and the need to adopt trade-facilitating measures, including transparent and efficient procedures for customs cle