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Doha Development Round

Trade Winds -- Has the Spectre of Protectionism Blown Away?

Tamim Bayoumi | Posted 03.12.2012 | Business
Tamim Bayoumi

The global crisis has pushed trade reforms off -- or at least to the edge of -- the political radar screen. But shying away from improving the trade system in these tough economic times seems a little like cutting off your nose to spite your face.

Export Drop Shows Need for New Trade Strategy

James Bacchus | Posted 10.26.2011 | Business
James Bacchus

Turning up the heat a little more in this long hot summer of our national discontent is the news that American exports are declining.

Chinese Drought Could Cause Global Food Crisis

James Bacchus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
James Bacchus

The worst drought in sixty years is threatening the wheat crop in China, the world's largest wheat producer.

Letting Sleeping Giants Lie...

Manisha Singh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Manisha Singh

In September, the UN will evaluate the Millennium Development Goals. There are continuing high hopes that the G-20, meeting in November, will manage to get the world's economy back on track.

Obama Must Discover the WTO

James Bacchus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Bacchus

None too soon, Obama seems to have discovered that one of the best ways to create jobs and growth is through more world trade. To create the most jobs and the most growth through trade, he must also discover the World Trade Organization.