Category Archives: Asia

California’s Services Sector Stands to Benefit from TPP

by Natalie Hatour The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement is expected to open up markets in the Asia-Pacific region for American firms and boost U.S. services exports (see most recent TPP post). At the state-level, the TPP also has the potential … Continue reading

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TPP Opens Doors for the U.S. Services Sector

by Natalie Hatour The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement was signed between the United States and 11 other countries on October 5, 2015. As the agreement undergoes approval by each member country, the TPP presents opportunities for the U.S. services sector, … Continue reading

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What China’s Currency Devaluation Means for US-China Trade

Following last week’s news about China’s economic slowdown and stock market crashes, China, once again, has devalued its currency. Debates continue as to what this most recent currency devaluation will mean for the global market. For example, Reuters reporters, Lu Jianxin … Continue reading

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The Effect of China’s Currency Devaluation on U.S.-China Trade

By Yasmin Aljarki After a central bank devaluation last week, China’s yuan fell to a four year low. This has sparked fears of a currency war brimming, as other countries also feel the pressure to devalue their currencies. Financial markets … Continue reading

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