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Social Media: Economics: International Trade

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US Trouser Quota Against WTO Principles
Discusses China's feelings after learning about the United States' new textile quotas. China warns of its repercussions. By Dai Yan (ChinaDaily.com, 10/31/04) Read More...

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China Opposes to US Imports Limits on Cotton Trousers, Official
Discusses the recent US decision to limit the amount of cotton trousers from China available in the US. Chinese officials state that this is the first step of the US plan to sabotage their trade relat... Read More...

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Access to Medicines: Commission Proposes to Allow Export of Generic Medicines to Poor Countries
Discusses the European Commission's proposal to the WTO to allow the exportation of generic medicines to those who need it. (PharmaLive.com, 10/29/04) Read More...

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China's Growth Blesses the World
Article discusses the reasons behind China's recent economic growth. Includes the discussion of foreign direct investment, governmental controls, and the available workforce. Also analyzes the impact ... Read More...

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Rich Nations Hampering WTO Deals
How powerful is the WTO becoming? Of this power how much is in the hands of the developed nations? Article discusses the negative opinion the Gulf states have of the WTO. (Gulf Daily News, 10.21.04) Read More...

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Novatek: A Gas Giant You've Never Heard Of
Novatek: An emerging Russian gas company seeks to sell shares to a French firm. Its rapid growth challenges the hegemony of Gazprom, the world's biggest gas producer. World wide gas prices may subse... Read More...

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What GATS Means for a Global Career
Discusses the main principles of GATS (General Agreement on Trade and Services) and why India desires decreased limitations on trade and services. (The Economic Times, 10/11/04) Read More...

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IMF sees Global Economy Vulnerable for Years
Discusses the future of the global economy, and the effect rising oil prices will have on the world. (Daily Times, 10/9/04) Read More...

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What the IMF Boss Needs to Do
Robert Chote discusses what he feels the IMF needs to change in order to successfully help those who need it. He also discusses the factors that prevent this from happening. (BBC News, 10/1/04) Read More...

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IMF: Growth is strong, but for how long?
Stephen Evans writes about IMF's prediction that the world economy will grow by five percent. Also discusses the role the US deficit will play in this growth. Read More...

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Poor textile producers seek WTO help on quotas
Article discusses the textile producers' quest to maintain the textile quota system. Richard Waddington discusses what will happen if China and India are allowed to compete in a free market, and what ... Read More...

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End IMF and the World Bank
Christopher Lingle's take on the disastrous effects of the IMF and World Bank, and the need for them to be abolished. (Korea Times, 6/10/2004) Read More...

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A To-Do List for the IMF
A "list" of what the IMF, under new director Rodrigo De Rato, needs to do in order to become more effective. By Rich Miller (Business Week, 9/25/04) Read More...

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WTO Seeks Farm Subsidy Compromise
An article outlining the WTO's compromise to end agriculture subsidies. Author Jeffrey Sparshott attempts to make sense out of the negotiations. (Business Week, 9/14/2003) Read More...

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WTO and Agriculture
Discusses the United States and EU's disagreement over agricultural subsidies. Who will subsidies hurt and who will they help? By Devinda Sharma (Organic Consumers Association, 5/10/2004) Read More...

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Rato Says IMF Needs to Make its Advice More Effective
Discusses director Rodrigo de Rato's plan to make the IMF more effective. Part of Rato's reforms include creating new precautionary agreements, and job placements in developing countries. (Global Poli... Read More...

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IMF Reviews Kenya's Economic Reforms
The IMF has resumed negotiations with Kenya after a two year suspension of loans. Whether or not they will continue to receive more loans depend on the outcome of these meetings. (Business Report, 9/1... Read More...

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Removal of Textile Trade Quotas Urged
Discusses China's bid to remove its textile and apparel quotas. China speaks mainly to the developed countries, including the US. (China View, 9/24/04) Read More...

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IA-Forum Interview: Trade Specialist Barry Schumacher
Barry Schumacher, former Director of Intergovernmental Relations for Puerto Rico's Federal Affairs Administration and advisor on trade issues to Senator Bob Graham, talks to IA-Forum about internation... Read More...

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Opening up, technical barriers lead to deficit
Author believes China is at a disadvantage because the farmers of developed countries are granted large amounts of trade-distorting subsidies. In addition, the developed nations are increasingly using... Read More...

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The Chilean or Indonesian Model?
Disscusion of Russia's state and economic development, while considering factors such as oil, the EU, and the rule of law. By Christopher Weafer (The Moscow Times, 18/08/2004) Read More...

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Will Yukos tax bill be a burden for us all?
Article focuses on the future of Yukos Oil and the global effects of its bankrupcy. By Conal Walsh (The Observer, 08/01/04) Read More...

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Brazil's Lula: 'Only New Order Will End Terrorism'
"We do not want to depend on arrangements with developed nations that distort the international system and condemn us to eternal dependence on unequal and uncertain concessions," Brazilian President L... Read More...

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View from Bulgaria: A Brief Look at Preparing for EU Accession and the Euro
Overview of Bulgaria and its preparation for accession into the EU and adoption of the Euro. By Desislava S. Chausheva. (IA-Forum, 7/26/2004) Read More...

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International Economics Network
Excellent resource for economics, business, international law, biotech, and politics information. Also includes research papers. Read More...

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U.S. turns heat on Russia in WTO entry bid
Criticism of Russian business methods. Discussion focusses on obstacles Russia faces before achieving its goal of 10 years, entering the World Trade Organization. WTO entrance would open Russian mar... Read More...

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Russian Gas To Compensate For North Korean Nuclear Programme
Discussion of the possibility of Russian oil and gas to be exported to the Korean Peninsula, which would halt the development of any nuclear programme. By Marianna Belenkaya (RIA Novosti, 06/07/04) Read More...

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Is Russia really that scary?
Author discusses the Russian economy, in comparison to other Eastern European markets, and methods of investment to avoid potential losses. By Barbara Wall (International Herald Tribune, 06/07/04) Read More...

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The rule of law, Russian-style
Shares in Yukos Oil go down following the court sentence and subsequent seizure of funds. One may look at this event as exemplary of the Kremlin's method to maintain hold of power. The court proces... Read More...

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Trends and Prospects of Transatlantic Economic Relations
Paper adresses the trends and prospects of transatlantic economic relations to determine whether there is a tendency towards increased divergence , or whether transatlantic economic ties can be relied... Read More...

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