hina plans to roll out financial sector reforms in the Shanghai special economic zone in the next three months and most will be implemented in a year, suggesting authorities are accelerating the pace of dismantling capital account controls. To learn more read?China’s Free Trade Zone Plans Herald Quicker FX Reforms. Click here
Mayor of London says the VAT and import duty reform are key to breaking down trade barriers between west and east. To read more Click here
yPeople?s Republic of Africa? the United States of Africa? What about African?s Africa by lifting trade barriers within the continent? Where is the Future of Trade in Africa??Join the discussion on recent op-ed from Africanliberty.org on African Trade on Why Africa Needs to Be Careful with Chinese Trade Agreement by Sola Ademiluyi. To read more Click here
There is talk of new free trade agreements for Australia between China, Korea, and Japan.? The focus will be on the duties placed upon beef and mangos by China, and how New Zealand and the United States currently have an advantage over Australia in market access. To read more Click here.
Since the enactment of AGOA in 2000 about 90 percent of exports from Africa to the United States are from natural resources, mainly oil, and this article explains why it is important for Africa to diversify its exports. To read more Click here.