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/Amr Abdallah Dalsh - H.E. Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda takes part in a panel discussion titled "Investing In African Prosperity" at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California May 1, 2013.
Africa in the News: New Rwandan Prime Minister Appointed and Ghana Protests over Depreciating Cedi
July 25, 2014, Amy Copley
Amy Copley recaps the latest news in Africa, including Rwandan President Paul Kagame's dismissal of Prime Minister Dr. Pierre Damien Habumuremyi and union protests among Ghana’s largest labor union, the Trades Union Congress.
Asia and the Pacific
U.S. Economic Performance
July 25, 2014, Dany Bahar
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July 24, 2014, Zenia Lewis and Witney Schneidman
July 21, 2014, Owen Washburn and Amy Liu
July 18, 2014, Jessica Pugliese
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July 13, 2014, Richard C. Bush III
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July 9, 2014, Richard Feinberg
July 1, 2014, Jaime de Melo
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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
On August 17, Joshua Meltzer will speak at the "Tech in Transition: Policy Challenges" event on data and trade hosted by Technology Policy Institute.
On August 21, Joshua Meltzer will deliver the keynote address at the Kentucky World Trade Day conference on new challenges and opportunities in international trade development for Kentucky.
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Philip Knight Chair in Japan Studies
William J. Antholis
Managing Director, The Brookings Institution
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