The death of former Canadian prime minister Brian Mulroney will lead to a wide examination of his legacy. A lasting policy of the Mulroney regime is free trade with the United States.
Power politics and lack of progress on vital issues mean there are low expectations for the World Trade Organization’s ministerial conference in Abu Dhabi next week.
Former federal NDP leader and founder of the Broadbent Institute, Ed Broadbent, has died at the age of 87. His political legacy is a mixed one.
Contemporary conservatives have largely been pro-free trade. That’s no longer the case. What’s fuelling the change?
New Zealand is falling well behind Australia in its economic relationship with India. Catching up will require significant political engagement.
A free trade agreement between Australia and the United Kingdom has begun – and it failed to put climate change at the forefront.
Washington’s protectionist industrial policy is fracturing trade and investment flows based on geopolitical considerations.
What are the two sides seeking from Albanese’s visit, and what does it mean for Australia-India relations?
Canada’s extension of copyright might be good for corporations that hold copyrights, but it’s bad news for creators and the public.
New Zealand is accusing Canada of undercutting its commitments under the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership on dairy. Canada’s problem is that New Zealand’s case is strong.
The US, Japan and other wealthy G-7 nations plan to remove Russia’s status as a most-favored nation. A trade expert explains what that term means and what might happen next.
The cooperation should strengthen institutions and rally private entities to fund public projects.
Before the container was standardized, loading and unloading goods was very labor-intensive, inefficient and costly.
‘America First’ may not be long for this world. Surveys show many GOP members under 35 are closer to Democrats on China, trade and defense spending.
The Modi government is more sceptical about free trade deals than previous Indian administrations, as evidenced by its decision not to join the RCEP trading bloc.
Queues at borders, suspended deliveries, empty shelves: the EU-UK Trade Cooperatiion Agreement is not quite what it seemed in the brochure.
President-elect Biden hopes to restore America’s global leadership on issues like trade, but populists in both parties may make his job a lot harder.
A Trump election loss would suit NZ’s trade, climate and arms control foreign policies. But there will still be the problem of China.
Trump launched his trade war to save American manufacturing. An economist explains why it hasn’t worked out as planned.
COVID-19 has all but wiped foreign policy from the election debate, but a world still in crisis awaits the winner of the general election.