Trade Policy Under the New U.S. Administration

The first day of the meeting will focus on the main elements of the trade policy of the new U.S. administration, and will include an overview of the status of trade preferences, as well as of the role of labor, environment and climate change in U.S. trade policy.…

7 Oct 2009

Washington D.C.

Inter-American Development Bank

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GTA launched in Brussels

GTA was launched in Brussels, in a series of meetings organized jointly with the German Marshall Fund of the United States. Simon Evenett spoke on September 3d at meetings of European Parliamentarians and of the 133 Committee. On September 4th he spoke at a a public meeting, where he was joined by Peter Balas, Deputy Director General of DG Trade, and Adrian van den Hoven from Business Europe.…

3 Sep 2009


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Trade Implications of Policy Responses to the Crisis

The Leaders of the G20 who met in London on 2 April 2009 reaffirmed the commitment to refrain from raising new barriers to investment or to trade in goods and services, imposing new export restrictions, or implementing WTO inconsistent measures to stimulate exports.…

26 May 2009


CEPR and The World Bank

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Halting the spread of protectionism

When incomes, investment and jobs are under threat, national governments try to cushion the blow - sometimes by erecting new trade barriers. The current crisis is no exception. According to the latest data from the WTO and ITC, the number of antidumping cases jumped 40% in the first half of 2008, and many nations have already raised tariffs this year.…

18 Dec 2008


Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform

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