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Economics

Getting realistic about Brexit UK’s Empire 2.0 vision for Africa

A deeper UK engagement with African trade is sensible and beneficial, however, negotiators will need to wake up to complexities of hashing out any deals on the continent. When The

Latin America North America Politics

Latin American unification in the Trump Era?

At the 2017 Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) annual summit, many Latin American heads of state offered joint condemnation towards a new era of U.S. foreign policy

Europe Politics

Wallonia’s “no” to CETA is a warning against scattered regionalism

CETA is an example of the dangers the EU faces in remodelling its processes and making them more inclusive in order to better connect with citizens.

North America

UK needs to move fast to secure trade with the U.S

After Brexit, the UK must move quickly to secure both trade in good and services with the U.S. Are bilateral or multilateral agreements the solution?

Economics International

TPP deal reached: What we know so far

After 5 years of negotiations, the 12 nations which make up the TPP finally reached a deal in the early hours of Monday morning. While the text of the deal

Economics International

Does an India-EU Free Trade Agreement stand a chance?

Negotiations toward a major trade agreement between India and its largest trading partner, the EU, seem to be back on track. Broad structural and political reforms, however, will likely be

Asia Pacific Economics

The Opportunities of China’s “One Belt One Road”

China is stepping up efforts to establish two transcontinental New Silk Roads that connect Asia, Europe, and Africa in trade, development, and culture. While promising economic gains, this new framework

Europe Politics

Eurasian Economic Union gains momentum

As the Eurasian Economic Union continues to gain momentum, interested parties are lining up and critics are speaking out. Despite the continuing unrest in Eastern Ukraine, economic integration processes are continuing

Economics International

WTO gets back to work, providing trade increase of $1 trillion

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has remained more or less docile for the past 20 years until it passed a critical agreement last Saturday. The agreement shows that the WTO

Asia Pacific Economics

China-Australia FTA blocked by industry fears

Australia now is growing impatient in cementing a free trade agreement (FTA) with China. In early October, new Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott indicated his intention for securing a watered