Developing nations and LDCs · Recent Updates · Western World

Ms. Cristina’s trouble with ASID: Trade’s essential policy dilemma and Argentina’s debt crisis

Yesterday, a WTO panel came out against Argentina by ruling that certain domestic instruments undertaken by the nation restricted EU goods from competing fairly in the domestic Argentine market, including measures the Advanced Sworn Import Declaration (ASID), which required foriegn firms to secure approval by the Argentine authorities before importing goods. The same provides an interesting perspective into the North-South divide,… Continue reading Ms. Cristina’s trouble with ASID: Trade’s essential policy dilemma and Argentina’s debt crisis

Asian powerhouses · Indian Masala

Q&A: India’s New Trade Minister

India’s newly appointed Commerce and Industry Minister Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman clarifies the country’s stand on several issues like IPR protection, tax reforms and how she plans to bring the nation out of the economic slowdown.

Access the excerpt here.