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NAFTA 2.0: Rhetoric vs. Reality - Part 2

“Sunset clauses”, “virtue signaling”, “warp speed” and “right-to-work”. Since Round 2 of NAFTA 2.0 negotiations wrapped up, these words have been bandied about in press briefings, news articles and interviews. 789 more words


New Cold War in the Indian Ocean

Great power competition between the US, India, Japan and Australia on one side, and China on the other, is raising the strategic stakes in the maritime area… 1,165 more words


John Ivison: Resurrected TPP could get done this year and Canada is better off without U.S. in it

The biggest trade deal in history — the Trans-Pacific Partnership — was assumed to be dead when the United States pulled out last January.

But it has been quietly resurrected by the 11 other signatories, including Canada, and officials in a number of partner countries say an agreement-in-principle could be signed by leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation meeting in Vietnam in November. 674 more words

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Putin orders end to trade in US dollars at Russian seaports

Novorossiysk commercial sea port © Vladimir Astapkovich / Sputnik
Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed the government to approve legislation making the ruble the main currency of exchange at all Russian seaports by next year, according to the Kremlin website. 191 more words
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Trade and Development: Discussion Questions from FASH455

#1 Why do you think the Indian girls from rural villages chose to leave their home for the new garment factory jobs in the city? Overall, was it a right choice for them? 183 more words

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Interview: Europe should be part of China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative -- former French PM

Former French Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin addresses the plenary session of “Globalization & Free Trade: the Asian Perspectives” during the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2017 in Boao, south China’s Hainan Province, March 25, 2017. 367 more words

Trade between Russia & China booming – Chinese ambassador to Russia

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Russia and China have seen a 25 percent expansion in mutual trade in the first seven months of the year, as business links between the countries continue to grow. 260 more words