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Rarely has a German leader come to power with so many searing crises. When Olaf Scholz is sworn in as Chancellor in early December, he will have to deal with an outbreak of pandemic, tensions on the Polish-Belarusian border, a Russian president mobilizing troops near Ukraine, a more confrontational China and the United States. United …

Free trade between nations is not much different from specializing in our continental economy – California in high tech and New York in finance. Nations increase their productivity by focusing on what they do best. Trade agreements dating back to the Reciprocal Trade Agreement Act (1934) increase the annual growth of the United States by …

APEC EDITORIAL: What are these great global talkfests actually achieving? And do they still succeed if instead of a year of face-to-face meetings and interactions, they all happen through Zoom? Turns out, even with a pandemic, they do. APEC is a conference like no other. Born out of an enthusiasm for trade liberalization at the …

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s exports in October 2021 hit an all-time high of US $ 1,160 million, up 35% from the previous year, data from the Export Promotion Office showed as shortages currencies worsened amid money printing. Clothing exports increased 42.8% to $ 509 million, exports of rubber products increased 14.5% to $ 91.9 million, …

The United States sank into cold wars with Russia and China characterized by military struggle and economic competition. To meet these challenges, President Joe Biden envisions a community of democracies and increased cooperation with Europe and the Quad (the United States, Japan, India and Australia.) However, every member, especially India and Germany, faces challenges that …

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When Veena Muthuraman’s novel The Grand Anicut opens, it focuses its lens on minor figures – a girl and a boy diving into pearls in the Gulf of Mannar during the 1st century AD. The siblings witness something unusual: a large ship from Rome has entered the waters of Tamilakam. This deceptively beautiful opening, in …

November 16 I Day one Introduction, Trade Policy Overview and Foreign Investment Reviews8:30 am – 9:45 am PSTClick here to register for this session. • Biden Administration Trade Policy Update: Year One Developments and Prospects• Global trade outlook: WTO structure in jeopardy? • Foreign investment review (US, UK, EU and China): the new mercantilism? Presenters: …

In America, 10% of the population controls half of the wealth. Businesses grow to huge sizes, destroying competition from small businesses. Capitalism is doing something dangerous for our market economy. The debate around capitalism is certainly banal. However, I want to defend the market economy and erase its name from the capitalists who falsely praise …

People often ask me if the West Virginia legislature will ban the teaching of Critical Race Theory (CRT) in our public schools. May be. CRT is not currently taught, and has not been taught, in public elementary or secondary schools in West Virginia or any other state. I doubt that any state is considering doing …