Trade and Development News
Nov 05, 2015
In his article “China’s Inroads into the West,” Global Fellow Nicola Casarini discusses the possible development of new trades routes between China and the EU including the ‘one belt, one road’ (OBOR) initiative. Casarini highlights the impact struggling Chinese markets have on Europe and the Euro, and notes that China is investing in European infrastructure to increase trade access.
Nov 04, 2015
This infographic illustrates key facts about Mexico's southern Border States
Nov 03, 2015
In her piece “Private Rule-Making in the TTIP: The Role of Standard Setting,” Global Europe Fellow Michelle Egan discusses the regulatory differences in American and European trade standards. Egan breaks down regulatory mechanisms in both the EU and US, and analyzes potential points of tension in future rounds of negotiations.
Oct 22, 2015
"There is reason to worry that the trade deal may actually lead to increased tensions in the region, and not just between Washington and Beijing," writes Shihoko Goto.
Oct 22, 2015
Oct 16, 2015
The meeting between President Xi and President Obama has come and gone leaving in its wake opinions on outcomes and expectations. Kissinger Institute Director Robert Daly helps us sort through the details and also provides thoughts on how China views the TPP agreement.
Oct 13, 2015
Now that TPP negotiations have reached a conclusion, we asked Asia expert Shihoko Goto to provide an overview of what was achieved.
Oct 07, 2015
The 11 other parties to TPP are watching the U.S. Congress closely. Will it accept this agreement impacting countries that account for 40% of global GDP and 26% of world trade, or will it withdraw into domestic partisan fights and ignore the global impact?
Infographic | Competitive Border Communities: Mapping & Developing U.S.-Mexico Transborder Industries
Oct 01, 2015
Sep 30, 2015
While many cheered the announcement of China’s “cap and trade” program, there is some concern over whether or not it can work. Ruth Greenspan Bell comments.