Pending trade facilitation agreement gives trade community cause for optimism
Originally appeared on the Adam Smith Project on February 3, 2017. Reposted with permission.
The World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) is only two ratifications away from entry into force. Continue reading
Originally published on the WIIT blog on July 6, 2016. Written by Evelyn M. Suarez and Seth Goldschlager.
TTIP was already in trouble because neither the U.S. nor Europeans took seriously the perfect storm that was brewing.
The news from the UK was hardly announced when Jose Bové, the French agri-activist and Euro MP, who earned his first Luddite stripes through media-savvy trashing of McDonalds and then GMO test beds in France, couldn’t contain his glee. Continue reading