Blog posts tagged to "tariffs"
Published on Monday, 13 November 2017
Asian policy makers must take proactive steps to turn a nascent upturn into a sustained boom. Missing the opportunity will have enormous costs.
Published on Thursday, 07 September 2017
It’s time to lift trade barriers that jack up prices of health products and curb the free flow of drugs, vaccines, and medical equipment.
Published on Monday, 30 January 2017
If history is any guide, protectionism comes and goes, so the current rising tide will recede eventually.
Published on Friday, 09 December 2016
In today’s multipolar world, creating barriers to trade will invariably result in reciprocity, so in the end all countries will be worse off.
Published on Tuesday, 28 June 2016
More coordination and cooperation at the borders will create greater efficiencies that are passed on to traders so business becomes faster and cheaper – a cross-border win-win situation for all in South Asia.
Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2015
Even if their agendas seem alike, neither the content of the Trans-Pacific Partnership nor the process of the talks can provide a positive stimulus for the Doha Development Agenda trade negotiations.
Published on Wednesday, 27 May 2015
South Asia-Southeast Asia integration is no longer a pipe dream and with national and regional policy attention, it can become a reality.
Published on Monday, 15 December 2014
Launched as a political bloc and security pact in the aftermath of the Viet Nam War, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has evolved to embrace an ambitious economic agenda. Its latest project is to establish the ASEAN Economic Community by 31 December 2015. But is this likely?