Global Trade

 
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    End of the Cuba Embargo?
    Moisés Naím December 17, 2014 WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show

    The United States and Cuba have agreed to a prisoner swap that could signal the end of the embargo that dates to the Cold War.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    What Might Happen After Iran Sanctions Are Lifted
    Karim Sadjadpour November 24, 2014 Marketplace

    The Iranian nuclear program can at best provide only two percent of Iran’s energy needs. It is an economic catastrophe when compared to the lost foreign investment, oil revenue, and sanctions.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Russia Doesn’t Care About Relationships
    Yukon Huang September 5, 2014 CNBC

    When countries export raw materials, as Russia does, they do not need to worry about their relationships with other countries because their products are easily marketable everywhere.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Pivot Off-Balance?
    Douglas H. Paal July 10, 2014 RT’s Worlds Apart

    The U.S. rebalance toward East Asia is an effective strategy to unite diplomacy, economics and trade, and security in a critical and fast-growing region of the world.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    India’s Ruling Party Concedes Defeat
    Moisés Naím May 16, 2014 NPR’s Diane Rehm Show

    India’s recent election was the longest and most expensive general election in the history of the country.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    NAFTA’s Mixed Impact on the Global Economy
    Uri Dadush December 10, 2013 CCTV News

    NAFTA essentially tries to build a more integrated North American economy.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Up Shibor Creek
    Michael Pettis July 12, 2013 Financial Times

    Overinvestment in China is creating debt problems, an experience that is similar to other historical investment-led growth miracles.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Developing Countries Take the Lead in Trade Liberalization
    Yukon Huang July 9, 2013 Channel News Asia

    China is giving more consideration to the possibility of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Why Sino-U.S. Interdependence Is Not Enough
    Evan A. Feigenbaum July 8, 2013 CNBC

    The United States and China need to define an affirmative economic agenda to strengthen their relationship and move their economies forward.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Emerging Markets Unite!
    Uri Dadush March 29, 2013 Brian Lehrer Show

    A new initiative by the BRICS coalition of emerging countries, intended to establish a new development bank, will rival traditional development groups such as the IMF and World Bank and may shift the balance of power of the world's economy.

     
  • Event
    Can Thailand Escape the Middle Income Trap?
    Akira Suehiro, John Brandon, Luis Breuer, James L. Schoff February 26, 2015 Washington, DC

    Thailand finds itself struggling to escape the middle income trap and adjust to changing trade structures in a dynamic region. Amid a combination of both tough scrutiny and encouragement from Washington and Tokyo, can the country overcome these challenges successfully?

     
  • Event
    The ASEAN Economic Community in 2015: A Progress Report from Japan and the Region
    Yoshifumi Fukunaga, James Wallar, James L. Schoff January 29, 2015 Washington, DC

    In 2009, Southeast Asian political leaders accelerated their target date for realizing the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) to 2015. As the deadline looms, there are competing opinions on what can be accomplished by the end of this year, the AEC’s potential impact, and its near-term priorities.

     
  • Event
    Supporting Myanmar’s Economic Development
    Stephen Groff, Vikram Nehru January 20, 2015 Washington, DC

    The economic and social development challenges facing Myanmar are enormous and require sustained support from its international development partners.

     
  • Event
    China Oil Forum
    Deborah Gordon, Xu Qinhua, Mikkal Herberg, Matt Ferchen, Wang Tao, Scott Moore, David Livingston, Bo Kong, Andrew S. Weiss, Robert Hormats, Jessica Tuchman Mathews December 2, 2014 Washington, DC

    With China’s economy slowing after decades of double-digit growth, now is the time to think strategically about how the nation will deal with its physical resource limitations, their associated environmental concerns, and oil’s evolving geopolitical realities. The China Oil Forum will engage key thinkers, policymakers, and civil society in a discussion about these strategic questions.

     
  • Event
    The End of Convergence?
    Uri Dadush, Vikram Nehru, Carl Dahlman October 15, 2014 Washington, DC

    Convergence, the narrowing of the income gap between poor and rich countries, is one of the great stories of our time. A recent report shows that convergence has slowed in recent years, and that productivity in developing countries is not rising rapidly enough in key sectors.

     
  • Event
    TTIP and Third Countries: Multilateralization or Balkanization?
    Uri Dadush, Sinan Ülgen, Miriam Sapiro, Martin Raiser October 7, 2014 Washington, DC

    The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership initiative is a grand plan for revitalizing economic growth and enhancing international competitiveness. While Brussels and Washington work to reach a deal, large numbers of interested third countries—even major EU and U.S. trade partners—are left out.

     
  • Event
    Abenomics: Will It Work for Japan and the Region?
    Dennis Botman, Charles Collyns, Stephen Danninger, Vikram Nehru, Tsuney Yanagihara, James L. Schoff October 2, 2014 Washington, DC

    A recent IMF staff report on Japan finds some progress for so-called Abenomics, but says that progress is uneven and substantial medium-term risks remain. The success or failure of the policies have important implications for both Japan and the region.

     
  • Event
    The Impact of Asian Investment on Africa’s Textile Industries
    Tang Xiaoyang, Pang Xun, Jeremy Goldkorn, Liu Haifang September 26, 2014 Beijing

    The investment of Asian firms in Africa’s cotton, textile, and apparel sectors could be both a boon and a hindrance for Africa’s own internal production.

     
  • Event
    India First: Modi’s Approach to Foreign Policy
    Frederic Grare, Samir Saran September 24, 2014 Washington, DC

    While Prime Minister Modi has been able to instil a certain energy and purpose in Delhi, some key domestic imperatives and his own personal preferences are beginning to define India’s global play.

     
  • Event
    The New Geopolitics of Energy: Challenges and Opportunities
    Carlos Pascual, Jessica Tuchman Mathews, Deborah Gordon, Bruce Jones July 24, 2014 Washington, DC

    Ambassador Pascual shared his perspectives on some of the key energy issues during his tenure at the Bureau of Energy Resources at the State Department, as well as ongoing energy challenges.

     
  • Op-Ed
    That Absurd Fear of Stagnation
    Uri Dadush March 2, 2015 Hill

    Seven years after the outbreak of the financial crisis, bad policies, deficient institutional arrangements, and the mistakes of the past are still tying some of the world’s largest economies down.

     
  • Op-Ed
    From a Greater Europe to a Greater Asia?
    Dmitri Trenin February 26, 2015 Global Times

    A Greater Asia, stretching from Shanghai to St. Petersburg, could transform the entire continent of Eurasia and have a significant impact on the global balance of power.

     
  • Event
    Can Thailand Escape the Middle Income Trap?
    Akira Suehiro, John Brandon, Luis Breuer, James L. Schoff February 26, 2015 Washington, DC

    Thailand finds itself struggling to escape the middle income trap and adjust to changing trade structures in a dynamic region. Amid a combination of both tough scrutiny and encouragement from Washington and Tokyo, can the country overcome these challenges successfully?

     
  • Is Manufacturing Still a Key to Growth ?
    Uri Dadush February 10, 2015 OCP Policy Center

    Manufacturing is declining as a share of GDP not only in advanced countries, but in developing countries as well. This new trend, a result of complex forces, should be seen on balance as a reason for development-optimism, not pessimism.

     
  • A “Soft Alliance”? Russia-China Relations After the Ukraine Crisis
    Alexander Gabuev February 10, 2015 European Council on Foreign Relations

    The danger for the EU in the rapprochement between Russia and China lies in the fortification of the Russian economy against sanctions and in an increased assertiveness for China.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Syriza and the French Indemnity of 1871-73
    Michael Pettis February 4, 2015 China Financial Markets

    European nationalists have successfully convinced the world, against all logic, that the European crisis is a conflict among nations, and not among economic sectors.

     
  • Op-Ed
    The New Asian Order
    Evan A. Feigenbaum February 2, 2015 Foreign Affairs

    Asian financial integration is becoming a lasting feature of the political and economic reality in Asia and will pose a growing challenge to U.S. leadership in the Pacific. Washington should not shy away from this competition.

     
  • Op-Ed
    The Global Economy and China: The View From a Mountain Top
    Uri Dadush January 30, 2015 Guangming Online

    China’s very high rates of saving and investment in infrastructure, plants and equipment, research and development, and human capital should be seen more as a source of strength than of weakness.

     
  • Event
    The ASEAN Economic Community in 2015: A Progress Report from Japan and the Region
    Yoshifumi Fukunaga, James Wallar, James L. Schoff January 29, 2015 Washington, DC

    In 2009, Southeast Asian political leaders accelerated their target date for realizing the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) to 2015. As the deadline looms, there are competing opinions on what can be accomplished by the end of this year, the AEC’s potential impact, and its near-term priorities.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Still Waiting for Davos Woman
    David Rothkopf January 22, 2015 Foreign Policy

    The Davos Alpine retreat is both absurd and worthy-but it cannot achieve its goals as long as it is primarily a guy thing.

     

Carnegie Experts on Global Trade

  • Amr Adly
    Nonresident Scholar
    Middle East Center

    Adly is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where his research centers on political economy, development studies, and economic sociology of the Middle East, with a focus on Egypt.

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  • Uri Dadush
    Senior Associate
    International Economics Program

    Dadush is a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He focuses on trends in the global economy and is currently tracking developments in the eurozone crisis.

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  • John L. Holden
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Asia Program

    Holden is a nonresident senior associate in the Carnegie Asia Program. He also advises corporations and other organizations on their operations in China and assists Chinese companies overseas.

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  • Hamza Meddeb
    Nonresident Scholar
    Middle East Center

    Meddeb is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where his research focuses on economic reform as well as the political economy of conflicts and border insecurity across the Middle East and North Africa.

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  • Moisés Naím
    Distinguished Fellow
    International Economics Program

    Naím is a distinguished fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where his research focuses on international economics and global politics. He is currently the chief international columnist for El País, Spain’s largest newspaper, and his weekly column is published worldwide.

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  • Vikram Nehru
    Senior Associate
    Asia Program
    Bakrie Chair in Southeast Asian Studies

    Nehru is a senior associate in the Carnegie Asia Program. An expert on development economics, growth, poverty reduction, debt sustainability, governance, and the performance and prospects of East Asia, his research focuses on the economic, political, and strategic issues confronting Asia, particularly Southeast Asia.

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  • George Perkovich
    Vice President for Studies

    Perkovich’s research focuses on nuclear strategy and nonproliferation, with a concentration on South Asia, Iran, and the problem of justice in the international political economy.

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  • David Rothkopf
    Visiting Scholar

    Rothkopf, author of the recent book Power, Inc.: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business and Government and the Reckoning that Lies Ahead, served as deputy undersecretary of commerce for international trade policy in the Clinton administration.

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