After 500 days of trade conflict, policy uncertainty is growing worldwide and the negative effects are being felt.
Blog posts on "World Trade Organization"
Production value chains in Asia and beyond will be severely affected by the US-PRC trade tensions.
Opening the region to foreign direct investment through trade multilateralization is ASEAN’s defining achievement as an organization.
Both global and regional trade integration can affect national exports, and vice versa.
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.
We need to better explain and implement free trade agreements, support other fast-growing emerging markets, keep closing trade financing gaps, and embrace new technologies to bring in more players.
Regional solutions within Asia, reinforced by boosting inter-regional trade and investment with Europe as an engine of global growth, can help counter the threats to globalization.
CAREC countries are making progress toward enabling e-commerce as automation improves, infrastructure spreads to rural areas, and regional cooperation promotes cross-border exchanges.
As wages and other business costs increase in East Asia, there is an incentive for some supply chains in food processing and garments to shift to Africa.
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.