With the global economy still weak, countries are looking to increase international trade as a way to boost growth, while maintaining tariffs on imports to protect domestic industries from overseas competition. Brookings experts analyze the political and economic implications of proposed trade agreements and offer suggestions on new opportunities for international cooperation.
Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko - Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane gestures as he speaks during an interview with Reuters at the state house in the capital Maseru, February 27, 2015.
Africa in the news: U.S.-EAC trade ties deepen, Lesotho votes, and IMF loans Ghana $1 billion
February 27, 2015, Brookings Global Staff
Amy Copley recaps this week's top stories, including deepening trade ties between the United States and the East African Community; the International Monetary Fund's three-year loan program with Ghana; and Lesotho's upcoming election.
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Mireya Solís will join a panel of experts at George Washington University on March 26 to discuss "Winners or Losers in the TPP? Taiwan, Its Neighbors, and the United States."
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