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Trade Bill Takedown

5th and 6th February saw activists from all around the country gather in London and descend on the Department for International Trade to demand an end to Liam Fox’s Trade Bill… 141 more words

International Trade

A Tariff is a Tax on Domestic Manufacturers

At Cafe Hayek, Don Boudreaux makes an important point: if the comparative advantage of one industry is protected by tariffs, that necessarily means another industry’s comparative advantage is reduced.  197 more words

McDonald's -- Weak Dollar

In this commercial, office workers are lamenting the apparent weakness of the dollar relative to other currencies. Another worker comes by with a hamburger from McDonald’s $1 menu and the office changes their tunes when they realize that a dollar can buy a whole hamburger.

International Trade & Finance

‘China’s new Arctic policy is defensive, not offensive’

Maritime expert terms Beijing’s polar initiative constructive, others disagree; Chinese sovereign funds seen investing in world’s latest emerging market

By Doug Tsuruoka

China’s State Council  1,147 more words


Trudeau, Sajjan ask to meet with Indian politician who criticized Canadian government

During his trip to India, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has asked the Canadian High Commissioner to request a meeting with Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh… 351 more words


China keen on investing in offshore wind power park in Russia’s Arctic region

Karelian White Sea site; ‘Polar Silk Road’ connection

Chinese energy construction firm Sinomec is keen on investing in an offshore wind power project in the White Sea being built by Russia’s Republic of Karelia. 347 more words


India takes fight to China via SE Asia

Association of Southeast Asian Nations and India’s newly announced ‘Delhi Declaration’ puts maritime security at the forefront of relations

By Richard Javad Heydarian

In what has been described as “the most significant exposition of its ‘Act East’ policy,” India invited Southeast Asian heads of state as its chief guests during its recent 69th Republic Day parade. 921 more words