The U.S. won’t be able to walk all over Putin with unilateral sanctions.
American policymakers and lawmakers are floating unilateral sanctions against Russia, Iran and even Turkey in an effort to change behavior. But research shows sanctions only work in narrow circumstances.
The EU has repeatedly placed great emphasis on the protection of geographical names like champagne and parmesan during trade negotiations.
Farmer Michael Petefish walks through one of his soybean fields in southern Minnesota.
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The Trump administration's promise of $12 billion in aid to offset losses from retaliatory tariffs will not make up for the long-term consequences of a prolonged trade war.
Activists stage a demonstration against the so-called CETA trade deal outside the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, in February 2017.
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An imminent court ruling by the European Union will decide the future of the economic partnership between Canada and the EU. It has broader implications for multilateralism in international trade.
People from the DRC flee the fighting. Movement of people is restricted across the continent.
The free movement of people between African countries could facilitate economic development.
Tudor warship, part of a manuscript presented to Henry VIII in 1546 by Anthony Anthony.
The cargo ship was built at around the time that England was beginning to look further afield for trade opportunities.
Importantly, the new strategy is ambitious, and will be led by, at least for now, the governments of Malcolm Turnbull and Narendra Modi.
A new government report outlines a strategy for the Australia-India relationship, and reminds is that India is not China, and must be considered in its own right.
Friendship doesn’t get you a trade agreement.
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The white paper, which outlines Britain's vision for Brexit, does make independent trade deals tricky.
Trump and Merkel: Friends, foes or frenemies?
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The president, who called the European Union a 'foe' following a series of meetings in Europe, may not realize just how much Americans have gained from their relationship with Europe.
Kentucky bourbon is among the products targeted with retaliatory tariffs by the EU.
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Trump has started a trade war with China and much of the world. Here's what you need to know.
Is this the future of U.S. manufacturing?
President Trump's global trade wars may indeed drive manufacturing back to the U.S. – just not in the way he predicted.
It sparked a series of government resignations, but what's actually in Theresa May's Brexit plan?
A different decision from the Supreme Court of Canada on inter-provincial trade barriers could have, among other things, finally forced politicians to deal with the country’s problematic supply management system for the dairy and poultry sectors.
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The Gérard Comeau case was never just about beer. It was essentially about enabling Canada's domestic economy across the country to thrive. Here's how the Supreme Court of Canada got it so wrong.
The 10th BRICS Summit will be judged by how it tackles the prevailing global political and structural challenges.
CEO Tim Cook built Apple’s vast supply chain, which stretches from China to Europe.
The president launched a trade war largely on the premise of a massive trade deficit with China. A closer look at the iPhone shows why he's wrong.
A biker rides his Harley-Davidson during a parade in Germany.
The motorcycle maker angered Trump after it said it plans to move some production overseas to avoid EU tariffs – just a few months after the president praised the company for being a 'true American icon.'
A 1792 painting by artist James Gillray portrays the Macartney Embassy mission to China, when the British ambassador was rebuffed by the emperor after offering western goods. There are parallels in Chinese history to Donald Trump’s isolationism.
China turned inward during the Industrial Revolution after being a economic powerhouse for thousands of years. There are lessons about the dangers of Donald Trump's isolationism in Chinese history.
Trump has long talked about halting U.S. participation in the WTO.
Trump has often talked about leaving the World Trade Organization. An economist explains what it is and what would happen if the president had his way.
Rosewood is popular in China for ‘hongmu’ - antique furniture.
Zambia's rosewood forests are being decimated but it's still not reaping the full benefits of exporting the coveted wood to China.
An edited extract of an interview which is published in partnership with The Australian Strategic Policy Institute.