Keyword:Trade Agreements

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EU-Japan: Free trade agreement commitment to economic cooperation
Learn all about the effects of the proposed trade deal in our newest GED Study!


A new study of the ifo Institute on behalf of Bertelsmann Stiftung shows that both the EU and Japan could gain additional benefit from a free trade agreement. More importantly, however, the agreement would signal a clear commitment to economic cooperation and free trade in the era of Brexit and Trump. More ...

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GED Mini-Series: Inclusiveness in the Global Trading System - Where Are We Heading?
PART THREE: What's the current state of affairs and where are we heading?


In our new GED-Project mini-series we examine the issue of inclusiveness in the global trading system. Part three of our four-part series will take a closer look at the current state of the global trading system and the potential path it is heading on. More ...

WTO headquarters in Geneva by Nicolas Nova @ flickr.com WTO headquarters in Geneva by Nicolas Nova @ flickr.com
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GED Mini-Series: Inclusiveness in the Global Trading System - How Did We Get Here?
PART ONE: How did we get here? - The history of preferential trade agreements


In our new GED-Project mini-series we examine the issue of inclusiveness in the global trading system. Part one of our four-part series will look at the history of preferential trade agreements and aim to give some insight into how we got to the current situation. More ...

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TFA: The Trillion Dollar Trade Deal That Just Came into Force
...And Which Hardly Anyone Noticed


On February 22, 2017 Chad, Jordan and Rwanda ratified the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). Thus the total number of countries having ratified this agreement exceeded the pre-defined threshold of a 110 required for it to enter into force. Interestingly, this was hardly picked up by the media. A suprising turn, given the hefty one trillion dollar cost saving tag estimated for the agreement. More ...