All Sorts of Things

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Tag Archives: international trade

United States: Start of Negotiations on the International Services Agreement but Impact Could be Limited

Services liberalization – long a pillar of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Doha Round – made a comeback earlier this month when the US Trade Representative (USTR) announced it would … Continue reading

January 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

China: Something’s Fishy in the Kung Pao

China is currently going through its once-a-decade political leadership transition and so it makes sense that both sets of leaders – the outgoing and incoming – want to show the … Continue reading

November 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

India: Looking for Investment in a Dhoti-less World

On Friday, September 14, the Indian government officially allowed non-Indian companies to invest in retail, broadcast, and airline industries. While the ceiling of investment percentages differ based on industry- single … Continue reading

September 15, 2012 · Leave a comment