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Trump election scuppers globalisation deals

Globalisers are in disarray and panic. Trump has thrown a spanner in the works of globalisation.European Union leaders said the hated US-EU trade deal TTIP was in limbo yesterday following Donald Trump’s election as US president. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said that they “don’t really know what will happen” but “there is strong reason … Continue reading

TTP – another step in the march of globalisation

It’s big news. The deal in Atlanta between 12 countries means that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP) will cover about 40% of the global economy. The deal is between the US and 11 other countries – Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Vietnam, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Mexico, Malaysia, and Peru. The aim is to reduce tariffs and … Continue reading

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