Globalization

World Economic Forum in Davos needs to foster spirit of openness on free trade

<i>Darryl White, chief executive officer of Bank of Montreal, will be attending the World Economic Forum in Davos.</i><p>Next week, businesses, government leaders and researchers will be participating in the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, where the topic is "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured …

World Economy

Reflections From 10 Years in Global Education

Today, in both the United States and around the world, I find there is more apprehension about the future than at any other point in my life (and …

Education

America Last? EU says US is losing on trade under Trump

<b>Brussels:</b> The European Union's trade tsar has no idea what Donald Trump will tell his audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos next week, but …

Donald Trump

Forex - Dollar Regains Ground as Euro Retreats from Three-Year High

© Reuters. Dollar regains ground as euro retreats from three-year high<p>Investing.com - The dollar pushed higher against a basket of the other major …

Economy

Oil, The Yuan And The Dollar-Based Monetary System

<i>Editor's note: Originally published at</i> <i>tsi-blog.com</i> <i>on January 16, 2018</i><p><i>[This post is an excerpt from a commentary posted at TSI about two weeks …

Business

NAFTA leaders to gather in Davos as negotiations resume in Canada

The three ministers leading negotiations to revamp NAFTA will get two chances for face-to-face talks this month, including one near the slopes of …

Chrystia Freeland

Democrats Don’t Want to Face Their Own Demonization of Trade Deals

In a lengthy transcribed discussion in Politico about an upcoming documentary, former Obama deputy national security advisor Ben Rhodes, critiqued …

Conservative View

Trump softens on NAFTA

The White House will never admit this publicly, but the president is developing a softer attitude towards the North American Free Trade Agreement …

U.S. Politics

IMF Says China Must Address Shortcomings to Lead Globalization

© Reuters. IMF Says China Must Address Shortcomings to Lead Globalization<p>(Bloomberg) -- China should be willing to loosen trade and investment …

World Economy

Around the world, automakers urge Donald Trump to keep NAFTA

Global automakers on Monday urged the Trump administration not to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement and expressed hope the United …

Sergio Marchionne

Preparations, but no NAFTA plan B yet, says trade minister

OTTAWA -- With the next round of NAFTA talks approaching, and uncertainty about where the U.S. stands from one day to the next, Canada’s …

Andrew Scheer

Nafta could collapse within week, Fitch warns

The global trading system could ­receive a severe shock in the coming weeks if the talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) fail to reach a new deal by the March deadline.<p>President Donald Trump wants to reform the deal or leave the treaty, and limited progress so far has …

Economy

Fun Facts About Passports: Hilton to Host Passport Booth in the District of Columbia

Although 131,841,062 United States passports were in circulation during the year 2016 — which is a record number, according to these statistics …

Passports

Cause Coin Creates a New Global Currency and Sustainable Economy for Nonprofit Engagement – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

CLEVELAND, Jan. 12 /CSRwire/ - Created to support a massive global marketplace for Nonprofits, this ecological token will empower the masses to do …

Nonprofits

The Real Nafta Problem Is With Canada, Not Mexico, Ryan Says

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said the biggest problem with the North American Free Trade Agreement “comes from the North,” with Canadian dairy …

Steve Mnuchin

Global Elite? At Davos? That’s News to Mnuchin

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s decision to attend the World Economic Forum, a global gathering of industry titans, government ministers, celebrities, activists and others at the mountain resort of Davos, Switzerland, raised eyebrows in Washington, given Mr. Trump’s professed disdain for the …

U.S. Politics

With a Precious Crop Under Threat, Scientists Scramble for Solutions

Wheat provides about one-fifth of all calories consumed by human populations worldwide. A virulent crop fungus could impact billions of people.<p><i>The</i> …

Agriculture

What Davos wants to hear from Trump

President Trump spent most of his election campaign and first year in office blasting globalization. Now he's decided to attend its biggest annual celebration: the World Economic Forum in Davos.<p>The Davos crowd will make for a skeptical audience: CEOs, entrepreneurs and international leaders who …

World Economic Forum

U.S. will renegotiate NAFTA or pull out: Mnuchin

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Steven Mnuchin, the U.S. treasury secretary, said on Thursday that he expects the United States to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico or to pull out of the deal.<p>"Ambassador (Robert) Lighthizer is doing an amazing job …

Business

Europeans look to EU for protection from globalization

While nearly half of Europeans regard globalization as a threat, the majority also see the EU as part of the answer, according to a new study. …

World News

The myth of the liberal international order

Illustration: Liu Rui/GT<p>The phrase international order reminds me of the phrase Western civilization. As Indian independence icon Mahatma Gandhi …

News (China)

South Korea, Vietnam seek redress from U.S. through World Trade Organization

Complaints, coming on heels of U.S.-Canada friction, involve washing machines and fish fillets<p>South Korea has asked the World Trade Organization for …

South Korea

Globalization is stuck in a trap. What will it be when it breaks free?

Globalization's foundations are rotting away, spawning parochialism, nativism and xenophobia. If this stage of capitalism is not sustainable, what in the world comes next?Yanis Varoufakis writes.<p><i>Yanis Varoufakis is professor of economics at the University of Athens, co-founder of DiEM25 and former</i> …

Economics

Canadian companies struggle to plan for post-NAFTA world

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian industries that would be most acutely impacted by the death of the North American Free Trade Agreement are unable to meaningfully plan for a possible post-NAFTA world given the uncertainty of what could replace it, analysts and executives said.<p>With three quarters of …

NAFTA

Foresight Africa: Top priorities for the continent in 2018

By Molli FerrarelloIn this year’s Foresight Africa, AGI scholars and invited experts delve deeply into six overarching themes that highlight areas in …

Africa

Trade lawyer: The bell is tolling for NAFTA

Lawrence Herman of Herman Associates discusses Canada launching a wide-ranging WTO complaint against the U.S. He says Ottawa's aggressive strategy is …

NAFTA

Canada Attacks U.S. Tariffs by Taking Case to World Trade Organization

WASHINGTON — Canada has filed a sweeping trade case against the United States at the World Trade Organization, lobbing a diplomatic grenade at the Trump administration’s “America First” approach amid an increasingly embattled trade relationship between the longstanding North American allies.<p>The …

Politics

Trump is trying to dismantle free trade. That’s almost impossible.

PRESIDENT TRUMP rode blanket condemnation of the postwar American consensus on trade to the White House. Only wealthy U.S. elites and their overseas partners, he told the public, have enjoyed the fruits of multilateral tariff-reducing deals, whereas middle-class Americans have known nothing but job …

Opinion

John McDonnell to urge Davos elite to rewrite global economy rules

Labour’s shadow chancellor to attend the World Economic Forum following series of meetings with City figures<p>John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor who cites Marx as an intellectual influence and wants to tax the super-rich, has announced that he will attend the World Economic Forum in Davos — the …

Business

Larry Kudlow: Davos Elite Will Welcome President Trump for Pro-Growth Policies

Larry Kudlow, the Reagan administration economist who also advised the Trump campaign, said business and political leaders gathering in Davos, …

Donald Trump