Trade and Development News

Why new U.S.-Canada border plan will boost manufacturing and Ohio exports: Laura Dawson and Paul Frazer

Dec 08, 2011
Canada Institute public policy scholar Laura Dawson and Co-Chair of the Canada Institute's Advisory Board Paul Frazer break down how the new U.S.-Canada Beyond the Border Action Plan and Regulatory Cooperation Council Action Plan will help North America's manufactoring sector

U.S.-Canada Trade: Thomas Nides' Remarks at Innovation Conference

Nov 04, 2011
At the November 2nd Canada 2020 Innovation Conference in Ottawa, U.S. Dept of State Deputy Secretary Thomas Nides commented on the important trade issues in the U.S.-Canada relationship.

Laura Dawson comments on new border tax for Canadians

Nov 01, 2011
Canada Institute public policy scholar Laura Dawson speaks to Bloomberg Businessweek about the new tax on Canadians traveling to the United States by air and sea.

An American Open Door? Maximizing the Benefits of Chinese Foreign Direct Investment

Jul 15, 2011
This comprehensive report on China's FDI makes clear there are reasons for concern but underscores the case for continuing to encourage most Chinese investment. Download the full report here!

KICUS Event on Chinese Foreign Direct Investment Airs on C-Span!

Jul 15, 2011
Is Chinese Foreign Direct Investment a Threat to the United States? Our speakers debated this critical and timely issue at an event on June 21, 2011 and was aired live on C-Span! Watch the video here!

Africa: 53 Countries, One Union - The New Challenges

Jul 13, 2011
"Africa: 53 Countries, One Union - The New Challenges" is a follow up to last year's Conference in Bologna. This Conference aims to bolster African initiatives toward unity, integration, and prosperity.

Op-ed: How 2011 could be better for Mexico

Jan 19, 2011
No doubt about it, 2010 was not a good year for Mexico. After setting new records for cartel-related violence, it’s hard to imagine 2011 could be much worse. While reversing this trend will be extremely difficult, here are three things the Mexican and U.S. governments can do to help make this a better year for Mexico and, by extension, the United States.

Latin America in 2010: Opportunities, Challenges and the Future of the U.S. Policy in the Hemisphere

Dec 01, 2010
Latin American Program Director Cynthia Arnson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere at the December 1 hearing "Latin America in 2010: Opportunities, Challenges and the Future of the U.S. Policy in the Hemisphere." Read her testimony about major political and economic trends in the region, and the challenges they pose for U.S. policy.

Latin America: Emerging Trends in Environmental, Economic Growth

Oct 05, 2010
As Latin American nations work to combat poverty and underdevelopment, issues of environmental importance—from demographics to climate change—will come into play. Panelists discuss those trends and challenges.

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke Discusses the Economy With Sam Donaldson at Wilson Center Board, Council Dinner

Jun 10, 2010
Following a day of engaging meetings, the Wilson Center's Board and Council attended a dinner featuring Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, interviewed by ABC News veteran Sam Donaldson. Bernanke says unemployment likely will remain high for some time, but economic recovery is underway.

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