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    1. December 2, 2014

      Competitive Embraer spreads its wings at home and abroad

      Parked on the tarmac at Embraer’s Gavião Peixoto airport, with its slightly drooping wings, is the prototype of Brazil’s...

    2. beyondbrics

      November 28, 2014

      Guest post: which sectors face the greatest risks of protectionism?

      By Simon J Evenett of the University of St Gallen Three reports on protectionism have recentyly been published in as many...

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    1. The New Trade Routes: Brazil

      Brazil is undergoing a deep shift in trade flows with the end of the commodity supercy...
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    1. November 12, 2014

      Protectionism rising as growth slows

      Many more protectionist measures have been introduced into the global economy since the 2008 financial crisis than...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      November 10, 2014

      Nick Clegg at the CBI

      Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg gestures as he speaks at the Confederation of British...

    3. October 22, 2014

      Canada accuses US of protectionism

      Canada has criticised the growing number of US “Buy America” policies that require state and federal government contracts to...

    4. October 15, 2014

      Europe’s big comeback will shake up sugar

      Even by their own admission, not many sugar traders think about events beyond a week. But the big shake-up for European...

    5. beyondbrics

      October 6, 2014

      Guest post: which countries are most vulnerable to EM sell-off?

      By Michael Power, Investec Asset Management “Are we nearly there yet?” Most of us have faced – and in our younger days...

    6. October 1, 2014

      US and Brazil reach accord on cotton subsidies

      The US and Brazil agreed on Wednesday to resolve a decade-long feud over cotton subsidies, marking an end to one of the...

    7. September 10, 2014

      China’s Li assures foreign investors in wake of fines

      Li Keqiang, Chinese premier, has assured global investors they are still welcome in China and said a rash of recent fines...

    8. September 8, 2014

      Asean chiefs fear rising protectionism

      The chief executives of some of the biggest companies in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) have warned that...

    9. beyondbrics

      August 29, 2014

      Guest post: whatever happened to globalisation?

      By Eric Lascelles of RBC Global Asset Management Globalisation was an unstoppable force over the past quarter century,...

    10. beyondbrics

      August 28, 2014

      Mexico-China trade spat reveals rising tension

      Free-trade champion Mexico is on a reform drive that promises new openness in key sectors of its economy, especially energy....

    11. August 3, 2014

      US should end energy protectionism

      US energy policy passed a milestone of sorts earlier this month after two companies revealed they had been given permission...

    12. beyondbrics

      July 23, 2014

      Guest post: the Brics Bank and Bretton Woods

      By Lucy O’Carroll of Aberdeen Asset Management The Bretton Woods conference aimed to reshape the international financial...

    13. beyondbrics

      July 23, 2014

      Opinion: domesticating Russia

      Of course, it all goes back to Peter the Great at the turn of the eighteenth century. On the one hand, the Russian Tsar...

    14. July 7, 2014

      Green goods trade talks set to start

      The world’s leading economies are due on Tuesday to launch negotiations to reduce tariffs and other barriers to the global...

    15. June 26, 2014

      World Bank: Emerging nations have borne brunt of protectionism

      Manufacturers from emerging economies have borne the brunt of protectionist measures introduced since the 2008 global...

    16. The World

      June 24, 2014

      'Transgender' Juncker shows his humorous side

      After all the UK press has written about him over the past few weeks, it is good to see Jean-Claude Juncker still has a...

    17. June 18, 2014

      WTO warns of creeping protectionism

      G20 economies have introduced more measures to restrict trade than encourage it over the past six months even as the global...

    18. FT Alphaville

      June 11, 2014

      FTAV off-grid on Genel? Maybe. A bit

      Small Kurdistan-related storm on Wednesday (aside from the headline news of the Isis overthrow of Mosul)… @NatRothschild1...

    19. April 30, 2014

      Defend the City’s vaults from raids by foreign courts

      The UK banking sector still produces golden eggs: a great deal of tax, foreign exchange and employment. It is to be hoped...

    20. beyondbrics

      April 14, 2014

      Guest post: don't discount risks of trade protectionism

      By William R. Rhodes, William R Rhodes Global Advisors Political and economic conditions are evolving in ways that could...

    21. Off Message

      April 9, 2014

      If this is the case for Brexit, I worry for eurosceptics

      Iain Mansfield has won the “Brexit” prize, a competition run by the Institute of Economic Affairs think-tank to find the...

    22. The World

      April 9, 2014

      The pasta theory: the snags to Britain going solo in global trade

      Could the UK go it alone in the cut-throat world of global trade? Iain Mansfield, the 30-year-old British diplomat awarded...

    23. March 21, 2014

      EU and China strike deal to end wine wars

      Bordeaux lovers from Beijing to Chongqing can all breathe a sigh of oenophilic relief: the EU and China have called an end...

    24. The World

      March 21, 2014

      Russia sanctions: What comes next?

      Both the US and the EU are stepping up their sanctions against Russia over its annexation of Crimea. So far it has all been...

    25. FT Photo Diary

      February 20, 2014

      Battleground in Kiev’s Independence Square

      Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Anti-government protesters continue to clash with police in Independence Square, despite a truce...

    26. February 19, 2014

      Shoe and textile companies hope tariffs will fall out of fashion

      For companies such as Ricosta, a family-run manufacturer of children’s shoes based in Germany’s Black Forest, trying to...

    27. FT Photo Diary

      February 19, 2014

      Violence continues to intensify in Kiev

      Brendan Hoffman/Getty Anti-government protesters guard the perimeter of Independence Square, known as Maidan, early on...

    28. The World

      February 10, 2014

      Should the Swiss be punished?

      An electoral poster opposing the "Stop Mass Immigration" referendum Getty Images The result of the Swiss referendum -...

    29. January 14, 2014

      European laws that we, the people, did not ordain

      The Union determined to see its law implemented at the local level. Doughty partisans fighting for the sovereignty of their...

    30. FT Alphaville

      January 13, 2014

      US protectionism, or what happens when there's too much of a good thing

      Ah, technology. You’ve got to love it. Or hate it. Especially if you’re an auto dealer or a US refiner at the moment. Both...

    31. FT Alphaville

      December 19, 2013

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - The long farewell to Quantitative Easing. - Eichengreen on the consequences of reducing LSAPs for...

    32. beyondbrics

      December 13, 2013

      EM trade: don't get excited by WTO Bali deal

      “For the first time in our history, the WTO has truly delivered”. So said WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo on the...

    33. beyondbrics

      December 5, 2013

      Bhutan: is free trade compatible with national happiness?

      Even when the World Trade Organisation’s relevance is being questioned as it is today, it is not much fun to be a small...

    34. December 5, 2013

      France could do little to stave off ArcelorMittal closures

      A year ago Lakshmi Mittal rushed to Paris on his private plane for an emergency meeting with the French president, after a...

    35. beyondbrics

      December 2, 2013

      Armenians protest in support of Ukraine, against "USSR"

      There have been noisy and occasionally violent protests in Yerevan to mark a visit by Vladimir Putin, Russia’s president, on...

    36. October 24, 2013

      Trade: Into uncharted waters

      The Tangerine Island, a bulk carrier sailing under the flag of the Marshall Islands, is moored in the Gulf of Panama after...

    37. September 19, 2013

      Hank Paulson warns of regulatory conflict

      Hank Paulson has warned that competing financial regulations could “devolve into financial protectionism”, serving narrow...

    38. beyondbrics

      July 4, 2012

      Guest post: Time to restructure Brazil's foreign trade

      By Marcos Troyjo of Columbia University The global crisis may cause the development strategies of China and Brazil to embark...

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