Comment Many trade negotiators in Indonesia for the famous pre-Bogor APEC meetings were excited about the emerging vision of free trade. … Full Story →
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Last week, the WTO had a chance to haul itself out of the dreary post-Doha doldrums in which it has been languishing for years. … Full Story →
Comment Watching TPP in 2012 was watching a chess game in slow motion. It was clear that a lot of thinking was going on, there was much jostling for position and it got a bit personal at times as people seemed to be plotting feverishly to get all the pieces they didn’t like off the board.… Full Story →
Comment Having been involved both directly and on the periphery of many trade negotiations over the past couple of decades, it is always intriguing to ferret around in the background to ascertain who is seeking to influence the process. … Full Story →
Comment When the Trans-Pacific Partnership talks were in Dallas, it was both inspiring and enlightening to be with a range of Asia-Pacific business representatives talking about the opportunities afforded to countries and companies through opening up trade and developing economic ties.… Full Story →
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