Category Archives: Free Trade Talks/Proposals

Is There Hope for a WTO Trade Deal in Bali?

A few days ago, I enjoyed the opportunity to visit and chat with one of my longtime friends in the field of international trade about the failed World Trade Organization talks. My good friend does not see much hope for these talks. … Continue reading

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Can A Deal Be Reached In the WTO?

There may finally be a way to revive the long-stalled Doha Round of the World Trade Organization talks. Focusing on trade facilitation rather than just tariff reduction may be a way to get the talks back on track and reach … Continue reading

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Free Trade Talks Facing A Rough Year: Part 2

The Canada-EU free trade talks are among several trade talks that have faced a number of obstacles to finalizing a deal. Business groups are now pushing for both sides to complete a deal. These talks exemplify the difficulties with completing multilateral … Continue reading

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APEC Summit and Asia’s Alternative Trade Policy

With all of the acronyms for different trade deals going on simultaneously, I cannot help but mention another one–RCEP. In the alphabet soup of trade acronyms, this one stands out as having important implications for US trade in the Asian region. … Continue reading

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Canada-EU Free Trade Agreement In Trouble?

Last month, I raised the question as  to whether or not a Canada-EU free trade agreement could actually be finalized soon. It appears as if another month will go by without the completion of trade negotiations. The deal was supposed … Continue reading

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