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Mars and Venus Don't Matter in International Trade

Daniel Caspary | Posted 04.08.2013 | World
Daniel Caspary

For sure, these talks won't be easy, as past spats over airplanes, hormone beef or chlorine chicken illustrated. But they will be a hell of a lot easier than any serious free trade talks with China or other Pacific nations.

Facilitating Trade, Facilitating Development

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 09.17.2012 | World
Otaviano Canuto

The idea of trade facilitation is simple: help developing countries implement measures to reduce the cost of trading across borders by improving infrastructure, institutions, services, policies, procedures, and market-oriented regulatory systems.

BRICs and Mortar

Nancy L. McLernon | Posted 04.14.2012 | Business
Nancy L. McLernon

America can hold China -- or any other BRIC nation -- accountable for trade violations while also recognizing the vast opportunities emerging markets hold for our economy and workers.

Lila Shapiro

Global Exports Boomed Last Year -- But Don't Count On It Lasting

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 06.07.2011 | Business

In a brisk and likely temporary rebound, U.S. exports boomed last year, soaring 15.4 percent, the biggest rise since 1950, according to a new report f...

U.S. Trade Deficit Widens To Highest Level In 18 Months

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The U.S. posted solid gains in exports in May, a positive sign for the economy. And while imports grew even faster, some economists...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Global Finance Proposal Threatens Trade Finance

James Bacchus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Bacchus

Financial diplomats are right in seeking tougher capital requirements for the world's banks. But they must be careful to keep any new standards from...

Paul Krugman On Economy: "End Of World Postponed" By Stimulus

bloomberg.com | Kati Pohjanpalo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Sept. 21 (Bloomberg) -- The global economic downturn has probably hit bottom though the recovery will be "slow and painful," said Paul Krugman, the No...

World's Poor Left To Fend For Themselves As Rich Nations Cope With Budget Pressures

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Developing countries may face a financing gap of $270bn to $700bn this year as trade income dwindles and rich nations vie for capital to deal with a g...