FAS points to trade and market development
World Grain, December 27, 2017
The Foreign Agricultural Service of the U.S.
Department of Agriculture in a Dec. 21 review pointed to progress
achieved in agricultural exports in 2017 with U.S. farm and food
exports reaching $140.5 billion for fiscal year 2017, the
third-highest total on record.
Global trade: back to the drawing board
LiveMint, December 27, 2017
The sad but predictable outcome of the 11th
ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) at Buenos
Aires will require a rethink in India.
Saving jobs from automation G-20’s big challenge
LiveMint, December 22, 2017
India’s approach in this context has to be, and has
been, to take care of its local interests, at the same time move
forward to have a multilateral arrangement that is fair and equitable,
says India’s G-20 sherpa.
China is reshaping the liberal order, and it’s
for the better
Asia & the Pacific Policy Society, December 4,
The establishment of the Asian Infrastructure
Investment Bank shows China is prepared to push to influence the
liberal economic order while forwarding both its domestic and foreign
policy interests, Robert Hanlon writes.
E.U., South America Negotiators Gunning For
Massive Trade Deal By Christmas
Forbes, December 3, 2017
On November 29th, European Union negotiators began
and the four-country Mercosur customs union (Brazil, Argentina,
Paraguay and Uruguay) began a conference that many hope will end with
an accord to be announced by the end of the year.