Blogs on World Trade Organization
Published on Thursday, 06 June 2019
After 500 days of trade conflict, policy uncertainty is growing worldwide and the negative effects are being felt.
Published on Monday, 03 December 2018
Production value chains in Asia and beyond will be severely affected by the US-PRC trade tensions.
Published on Friday, 23 March 2018
Opening the region to foreign direct investment through trade multilateralization is ASEAN’s defining achievement as an organization.
Published on Monday, 19 February 2018
Both global and regional trade integration can affect national exports, and vice versa.
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 Thursday, 28 July 2016
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.
Published on Monday, 02 May 2016
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.
Published on Monday, 18 January 2016
CAREC countries are making progress toward enabling e-commerce as automation improves, infrastructure spreads to rural areas, and regional cooperation promotes cross-border exchanges.
Published on Tuesday, 15 December 2015
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.
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.