Rules of the game: why the WTO’s next head needs to learn fast

Member login   A tough job ahead for the future Director General of the WTO WTO is now regularly undermined by bi-lateral agreements, trading block deals and China’s ability to bend the dispute settlement system in its favour according to the  US trade representative  If trade is to re-establish itself as the means for “bottom […]

Quick Take: UK strikes a free trade deal with Japan

Member login In the first deal post-Brexit free trade agreement, the UK has struck a deal with Japan. The deal largely mirrors that of the existing deal between the EU and Japan, however with a few minor alterations. The UK has secured tariff reductions on pork, beef and salmon. On the flip side of the […]