Some of our cultural conceptions of wine, including its authenticity, stem from the commercial nature of the product.
Wine has been a commercial product for 3,000 years. Paradoxically, many of the cultural ideas we have about wine today actually come from its commercial history.
Brazil and other developing countries are being hit hard by the pandemic.
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While countries like the US and Italy have been among the hardest hit, the pandemic is severely straining the health systems and economies of countries across the world.
Cargo containers from Asia are seen in the port of Vancouver in 2015. Canada needs to diversify its trade beyond the United States and increase our links to rapidly growing emerging market economies, particularly in Asia.
Canada needs to diversify its trade beyond the United States and increase links to rapidly growing emerging market economies, particularly in Asia, despite the “anti-China” clause in the USMCA.
Oh my Gordie.
Gordon Brown is worried. So should we all be.
The value of Argentina’s peso has plummeted in recent months.
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A number of emerging markets are struggling but this doesn’t mean they are totally related.
Its been 13 years since Mauritius introduced codes of corporate governance for listed companies with mixed results. Its experience is useful for other developing countries looking to do the same.
Apple seeks out the high ground.
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The tech giant has doubled down on its strategy of exclusivity, but does it risk weakening its position in emerging markets?
By the end 2015, nearly 560 million people in Africa had some kind of mobile phone package.
The African continent appears to have the most remarkable potential for growth and transformation, but can it be sustainable?
China and the US are at the centre of multilateral trade talk disagreements.
With no sign of resolution in the near future the collapse of multilateral trade negotiations, tagged as the Doha round, risks breeding a major crisis.
Markets plunged after the UK voted to exit the EU. Africa’s trade relations with both the EU and UK will be affected by the decision.
Emerging market countries that rely heavily on commodity exports will be hit hardest by Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.
South Africa’s local municipalities can do more to diversify their economies and push their products and services in high tech markets.
Through developing their technological skills, South Africa’s local municipalities can increase their capacity to compete with markets in neighbouring countries.
Cracks are showing up in the growth success stories of emerging markets like Brazil.
Debt is the reason jitters for emerging markets are now worse than during the Asian financial crisis.
Oil exporters have had a tough year … but there is hope for economic reform via the Islamic bond market.
Emerging markets aren’t in Janet Yellen’s economic club.
Monetary policy since the financial crisis has flooded the market with cheap capital. A rate rise will reverse this and put developing economies at risk.
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How India’s prime minister secured a rehabilitation from a legacy of post-colonial violence.
Got milk? China joins the lactose lovers.
Ignore the gloom around prospects for emerging markets. There are diamonds in the rough.
Deaton celebrates his award at Princeton on Monday.
The annual economics award recognises the value of micro analysis and good, old-fashioned legwork.
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