Trade and Economics
Trade and Economics
- NewsletterBy Matthew P. Goodman, David A. ParkerMar 30, 2015
The Chinese economy is off to a bumpy start in 2015. The International Monetary Fund is projecting real growth of 6.8 percent this year, the slowest in a quarter century.
- NewsletterBy Victor ChaMar 26, 2015
- Critical QuestionsBy Scott Miller, Greg Hicks, and Paul NadeauMar 24, 2015
As the Trans-Pacific Partnership edges closer to completion, the debate over trade and investment policy is reaching a crescendo in Washington. Prominent in the debate is “investor-state dispute settlement” (ISDS), a mechanism used to resolve claims made by a trading partner’s investors.
- Critical QuestionsMar 20, 2015
- NewsletterMar 19, 2015
The Philippine National Police’s Special Action Force launched a raid on January 25 in Mamasapano on the southern island of Mindanao that killed wanted terrorist Zulkifli bin Hir, known as Marwan, but at the cost of 44 police commandos’ lives.
- CommentaryMar 17, 2015
In l985, faced with soaring U.S. trade deficits, industrial distress, and congressional pressure, Treasury Secretary James A. Baker III negotiated an agreement among the group of five leading industrial countries, known as the Plaza Accord, which coordinated the appreciation of their currencies against the dollar.
- A Stronger Partnership: Recommendations for U.S.-ROK Civil Nuclear Cooperation and the 123 NegotiationsNewsletterMar 17, 2015
For the past four years, the CSIS Korea Chair has organized a small project on U.S.-ROK alliance issues, including the 123 negotiations. Stakeholder meetings took place at CSIS offices in DC, involving experts, U.S. officials, and former officials that aimed at understanding the negotiating positions of both sides and the potential “win-sets” that were available.
- Critical QuestionsBy Carl MeachamMar 16, 2015
This weekend, 1.5 million citizens took to the streets all across Brazil, protesting President Dilma Rousseff, her Worker’s Party, the country’s poor economic performance, and the massive corruption scandal at state-run oil company Petrobras that has unfolded during Dilma’s presidency.
- ReportBy Kevin RuddMar 13, 2015
A series of three addresses on American and Chinese values, perceptions, interests, and strategic intentions, and their impact on the possibility of developing a common narrative for U.S.-China relations for the future.
- CommentaryBy Greg HicksMar 11, 2015
In April 2014, the United Nations Conference on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) adopted new transparency rules for treaty-based investor-state arbitration (ISDS) conducted under UNCITRAL’s international arbitration rules. For the first time, the public would gain access to most information about ISDS claims filed with UNCITRAL.