Trade and Economics
Trade and Economics
- CommentaryBy Daniel F. Runde, Jeremiah MagpileSep 17, 2014
Achieving the World Trade Organization (WTO) trade facilitation agreement is one of the most important opportunities for global development and trade.
- NewsletterSep 3, 2014
This edition of our newsletter refocuses attention on a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) between the United States and India and how it could be a game-changer.
- NewsletterBy William W. GrimesAug 27, 2014A little over a year ago, on July 23, 2013, Japan formally joined the negotiations to create the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), one of the most ambitious trade negotiations ever.CommentaryBy Richard M. Rossow, Rasika GynediAug 26, 2014
During the last Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) regime (1999-2004), two seemingly unrelated events— the New Telecom Policy 1999 and the Y2K crisis—triggered the explosive growth of India’s information technology-enabled services (ITeS) industry.NewsletterBy Matthew P. Goodman, Grace HeartyAug 25, 2014
As noted in a recent CSIS Simon Chair study, China's economic policymakers face a myriad of objectives as they attempt to transition the country toward a new, more sustainable model of development. One of the most pressing of these goals is a cleaner environment.CommentaryBy Murray Hiebert, Phuong NguyenAug 21, 2014
The Myanmar government has pursued more than a dozen rounds of cease-fire talks with the country’s major armed ethnic groups over the past three years, but has missed the timetable for achieving a nationwide cease-fire agreement several times.NewsletterAug 15, 2014
This edition of our newsletter explains how India’s economic recovery might already be underway. This may sound surprising to some, who have judged the Modi government’s economic record through a few key issues.CommentaryAug 8, 2014
The current surge of child migrants entering the United States is a crisis that requires a rapid federal response, addressing urgent humanitarian needs and weaknesses at the U.S. border. More than 52,000 children have crossed the border alone since October.CommentaryAug 6, 2014
Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa have thrown down the gauntlet at the feet of the West. Last month these five emerging economies launched a New Development Bank—nicknamed the “BRICS Bank”—that combines features of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF).NewsletterJul 31, 2014
For the foreign policy communities in the United States and Europe, the logic behind the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is clear: the world order is evolving, and TTIP represents a last chance for the Western powers to define the rules of the global trading system.