Trade and Development News

Tipping the Scales: Can TTIP Jump Start the Global Economy?

Jul 10, 2013
With a still sluggish and struggling global economy, many economists believe that a successfully negotiated trade agreement between the U.S. and E.U. could provide the kind of jolt that many markets need. With negotiations over the proposed Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP) about to heat up, Kent Hughes provides context on what could be a game changing agreement.

How Egypt Unraveled: Two Wild Weeks

Jul 08, 2013
After months of tension, Egypt’s political crisis imploded July 3 when the army ousted President Mohamed Morsi, the only civilian president ever democratically elected in the Arab world’s largest country. The coup marked one of the most troubling turning points in modern Egyptian history, deepening the political schism.

Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council Stakeholder Dialogue Sessions

Jul 02, 2013
On June 20 in Washington, D.C., the Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) held its second stakeholder event, the first having taken place in January 2012. The session was attended by over 250 Canadian and American stakeholders and government officials.

Moving towards a stronger India–Japan partnership at the Tokyo summit

Jun 28, 2013
Wilson Center Public Policy Fellow K.V. Kesavan writes how the India–Japan partnership has matured into an important component of the new security and economic architecture of the Indo-Pacific region.

Latin American Program in the News: Trade with Asia Protects Latin America from Global Economic Swings

Jun 26, 2013
This article provides an overview of the LAP event held on June 20th, 2013, "Reaching Across the Pacific: Latin America and Asia in the New Century."

Latin American Program in the News: Gobierno y empresarios se muestran unidos en EE.UU.

Jun 25, 2013
From an event co-sponsored with the Council on the Americas and American Enterprise Institute.

Scorecard: Islamist Successes and Failures

Jun 25, 2013
Islamists have won unprecedented political power In the Middle East since the 2011 uprisings, notably in Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco. Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi marks his first year in office on June 30, 2013. Nathan Brown analyzes the Islamist scorecard. “Despite electoral victories, Islamists have not yet figured out how to wield political power,” he concludes.

Latin American Program in the News: Close Relations Between the United States, Latin America, and Asia form a "New Triangle"

Jun 25, 2013
This article highlights last week’s event at the Wilson Center, “Reaching Across the Pacific: Latin America and Asia in the New Century.” This article is in Chinese.

Latin American Program in the News: Piñera y Obama estrechan relación bilateral y acuerdan rumbo al TPP

Jun 04, 2013
Cynthia Arnson’s comments on the Chile-U.S. relationship were quoted in this article. Arnson said that the cooperation between both countries won’t be limited to commerce. According to Cynthia Arnson, “other sectors involved in the bilateral relations will be education, science and technology”.

The revolt of the children of Brazil's article

Jun 01, 2013
Paulo Sotero is interview by OGGI Continenti

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