The policy is the latest strategy to grow Ghana’s weak industrial base.
Without warning, at 7pm on July 18 1973, Prime Minister Gough Whitlam slashed every single import tariff at once – starting at midnight. It’s the kind of bold political leadership we rarely see today.
Both sides have reason to find common ground, says a group of energy and climate policy analysts.
The new rules are de facto non-tariff barriers to trade. They increase trade costs for South Africa’s citrus industry.
Ghana’s power sector is mired in debt and excess production.
Other presidents used the Defense Production Act to boost fossil fuel supplies. Biden is now using it to boost clean energy. But just ramping up production isn’t enough to succeed.
Only 13% of US solar industry jobs are currently in manufacturing. The Biden administration hopes the sector will grow fast, but that might not be so simple.
With evidence mounting of Russian war crimes in Ukraine, what options beyond trade sanctions should New Zealand now consider?
The tariffs targeting cheap Chinese imports mean prices in the US are higher than average, at the same time Biden is pushing for more renewable energy. But their effect might surprise you.
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Adopting more environmentally conscious farm models would safeguard our agricultural exports, cut emissions and help protect nature.
Barnaby Joyce’s pro-mining stance is at odds with the more progressive quarters of the party, and puts the Nationals in a difficult position on global carbon tariffs.
With Britain keen to make post-Brexit deals, New Zealand can expect favourable terms from a trade agreement – anything less will be a failure.
For the UK to exit the EU on genuine Australian, no-deal or WTO terms, the British government would need to reject the WA/NIP. This now appears unlikely.
The recently signed RCEP trade agreement encourages even closer ties with China, but this puts New Zealand’s long-term interests at risk.
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.
Only one American president – Grover Cleveland – has lost reelection and then won back his office.
A new study shows how economic shocks caused by cuts to import tariff cuts in the 1990s is linked to the rise of populism in Brazil.
Canada’s free-trade obsession has made us overly reliant on global supply chains. That’s a huge unforced error given that 19 years ago, 9/11 showed us just how quickly border policy can change.
The next 20 years of Britain’s electricity policy must look very different from the previous 20.