A new WTO trade deal is expected to provide up to $1 trillion in economic gains by eliminating bureaucracy. But that's not its most important benefit.
As the UK sets up post-Brexit trade deals with Commonwealth countries, it should be mindful of history.
The continent needs investment – and China has long been providing it.
The largest economy on the planet is quickly moving to a protectionist stance in its international trade.
Analysis shows there's less competition and more cross over in trade between Australia and the EU, making a trade deal more appealing.
The decision to give former Eskom CEO, Brian Molefe, a seat in the country's parliament comes with the potential to cause great economic pain for South Africa.
Can Canada manage to keep up trade while also meeting US expectations for a safe border?
A former ambassador to Mexico explains how Trump's rhetoric is sparking a backlash that could endanger U.S. economic and national security.
US accusations of German currency manipulation do not appear to be motivated by economics.
Investors have given Donald Trump the thumbs up, so far, but trader sentiment can't be guaranteed.
Negotiating trade deals is a tremendous task and requires clarity for each and every economic sector involved. Unfortunately, the White Paper offers little detail on this.
Trade under Trump will mean more bilateral agreements, hard bargaining and ultimatums, a sharp departure from Obama's multilateral, win-win approach.
Trump's 'America first' rhetoric implies that the internationalism and ‘enlightened self-interest’ that built the postwar order was a big mistake. The evidence and basic economics disagree.
It's all smiles as two leaders meet for the first time, but it'll take more than warm words to navigate the choppy waters ahead.
Much of the debate around trade deals misses some of the fundamentals of what they actually are and involve.
Policymakers need to think outside the narrow confines of what has been regarded as “America first" policy postures that have dictated Australia’s foreign policy choices.
The arbitrary treatment of comapnies like Philip Morris is unsettling and does not engender confidence – two basic ingredients required in trade and investment.
Australia shouldn't wade into the post-Brexit politics by supporting an idea to form a trading bloc based on the Commonwealth.
The TPP can't go ahead in any form, so its time the Australian government lets it go.
Trump formally pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and signaled his intention to begin renegotiating NAFTA. Here's some context.