The most difficult aspect of trade in "post-sanctions" Tehran, is how to navigate the sanctions still in place.
The bilateral deals struck over the years between Switzerland and the EU have been suggested as alternatives for the UK if it votes to leave in the referendum.
Brexit would be the beginning of the process of Britain's economic transformation – giving it the potential to be better off.
Brexit would weaken the UK's gravitational pull when it comes to trading power and make it more reliant on its 'special relationship' with the US.
The single market is a complicated beast. It won't be that easy for the UK to get the post-Brexit deal it wants.
It has taken years to get CETA in place, and it still doesn't work as intended.
Two academics assess the main arguments made in the government's EU referendum leaflet.
In 1872, free traders split with the young Republican Party, ran a third-party candidate against Ulysses S. Grant and sparked 100 years of GOP protectionism. Is history repeating itself?
China's newly introduced "e-commerce laws" are actually just closing a loophole in regulation and shouldn't be seen feared by Australian businesses trading with the country online.
Why those who want to lean on imperial relations should think again.
Brexit supporters argue the UK would find it easier to strike its own international deals but there is not much evidence of that.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is one of President Obama's biggest accomplishments of his second term. Can it survive the anti-trade tide in the race to replace him?
Presidential candidates are using voter anger to fuel more divisions and discord rather than to start a conversation about the collapse of collective bargaining.
A President Trump or Sanders would be likely to pursue protectionist trade policies such as higher tariffs. History suggests such policies could lead to a trade war, with painful consequences.
It is impossible to know for sure what a Trump presidency would be like. But there are sensible reasons to suspect it could be disastrous – not only for the US but also for Australia.
Southeast Asia's biggest economy is eyeing to join the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, already signed by a dozen countries, including Australia.
Countries like Rwanda have shown that regional integration can enhance growth and reduce poverty. South Sudan should follow its lead in its engagement with the East African Community.
Supporters of the campaign to get Britain out of the European Union are touting the prospects for trade deals around the world. The true prospects, however, are far from benign.
The leading Republican candidate may seem out of step with his party's platform when he lambasts free trade, but in fact the GOP has promoted protectionism for most of its history.
Countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership signed the deal earlier this month, but changes can still be made to improve the mechanism that allows investors to sue states.