Why the best exporters are not necessarily the best producers

The beneficial effects of trade on the economy depend mostly on the fact that trade enhances competition and favours resource reallocation towards the best firms.

Are corporations using trade deals to override democracy?

The United States and the world are engaged in a great debate about new trade agreements. Such pacts used to be called “free-trade agreements”; in fact, they were managed trade agreements.

3 digital trends are changing supply chains

Claire Smith asks why so many people are turning to shipping containers to build their homes out of.

Why trade deals shouldn't try to prevent currency manipulation

The United States and the world are engaged in a great debate about new trade agreements. Such pacts used to be called “free-trade agreements”; in fact, they were managed trade agreements.

How empowered consumers are forcing supply chains to adapt

To seize the opportunities created by the boom in eCommerce, retailers, manufacturers, and logistics providers alike have all taken steps to make their supply chains more customer-centric.

How did China's WTO entry affect its companies?

CHINA-M&A/SLOWDOWN A Chinese national flag flutters at the headquarters of a commercial bank on a financial street near the headquarters of the People's Bank of China, China's central bank, in central Beijing November REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo

Can standards help countries participate in global value chains?

Consumers around the world increasingly demand products and services that are simultaneously good for the economy, for the environment, and for society—the triple bottom line of susta.

Why are service-exporting companies so productive?

According to WTO statistics, world exports of services grew by per annum between exceeding the exports of goods (which grew at per annum). The ratio of service exports re.

Why the world needs cooperation on investment and trade

Are the oceans Earth’s new economic frontier?

How can we measure the value of international trade?

The United States and the world are engaged in a great debate about new trade agreements. Such pacts used to be called “free-trade agreements”; in fact, they were managed trade agreements.

Why it’s time for America to revive free trade

California Democrats Should Heed Obama on Trade, Not Labor

How supply chain rules protect forests

According to a survey by the IMF about of all international trade transactions are financed via trade credits. Trade credits are extended bilaterally between firms and exist i.

What does history teach us about momentum trading?

Trading strategies that mechanically construct portfolios using the momentum strategy – which consists of buying recent winners and selling recent losers – have recently attracted growing.

Why the West needs the TTIP

The United States and the world are engaged in a great debate about new trade agreements. Such pacts used to be called “free-trade agreements”; in fact, they were managed trade agreements.

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