Economics

Trade Disputes

Reuters/Jose Miguel Gomez - Workers stack boxes of flowers for export to the U.S. before Valentine's day at Bogota's Eldorado airport February 4, 2014.

Past Event

Global Trade Negotiations at a Crossroads: How Does Latin America Fit In?

March 25, 2014

On March 25, the Latin America Initiative at Foreign Policy (LAI) and the Brookings Global-CERES Economic and Social Policy in Latin America Initiative (ESPLA) hosted a discussion on Latin America’s evolving role in the global trade environment.

Recent Activity

  • Opinion | Los Angeles Times

    Russia's Advantage

    March 17, 2014, Tim Boersma and Corey Johnson

  • In the News

    The Trans Pacific Partnership really is the opportunity to renegotiate Nafta in the sense of not actually having to open the agreement. Some of the controversy that always surrounded Nafta has continued and now we see it reemerging in the TPP context.

    February 19, 2014, Joshua Meltzer, The Guardian
  • In the News

    Canada has been very frustrated over the years that the Keystone decision has been put off, delayed.

    February 18, 2014, Joshua Meltzer, National Journal
  • In the News

    The WTO, since it launched the current round of trade negotiations in 2001, has had a series of failed ministerial meetings and it’s become clear that making progress on achieving an outcome on trade is becoming increasingly difficult in the WTO. The current set of agreements are probably, in a way, the easiest and least ambitious, although they will produce important gains.

    December 9, 2013, Joshua Meltzer, Voice of Russia
  • In the News

    A lot of developing countries are going to benefit around the [Trans-Pacific Partnership], it depends, at the end of the day, what the large developed countries are prepared to do in certain sensitive areas.

    December 9, 2013, Joshua Meltzer, CNBC
  • In the News

    Taiwan, as an APEC member, should be allowed to join the TPP 'in a formal sense' because the 21 APEC member nations are all eligible for TPP membership if they are able to meet the high standards that are being negotiated in the agreement.

    December 8, 2013, Joshua Meltzer, Taipei Times
  • Opinion

    Value-Added Trade and Its Implications for International Trade Policy

    April 2, 2013, Kemal Derviş, Joshua Meltzer and Karim Foda

  • Opinion | American Society of International Law

    The WTO Ruling on U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (“COOL”)

    July 18, 2012, Joshua Meltzer

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