Tag: trade

Turkey and the TTIP

Turkey and the TTIP

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, a free trade deal between the EU common market and the US, is expected to be concluded by next year. The staggering proportions of the deal (US-EU trade accounts for one third of the world total) ensure that it will have a decisive impact on global commerce. Yet some […]

Pascal Lamy: European Economic Growth Will Increasingly Come from Emerging Economies

Pascal Lamy: European Economic Growth Will Increasingly Come from Emerging Economies

Pascal Lamy, current Director-General of the WTO, recently spoke of the increased importance of emerging economies to the EU’s long-term economic welfare. According to Lamy, within 10 years, 19 percent of European economic growth will be the result of trade outside of the European common market. Lamy also suggested that within this same timeframe, China […]