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Trading blocs: 'Gang of four' aims to shake up Latam trade

Trading blocs: 'Gang of four' aims to shake up Latam trade | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it

Four countries in Latin America - Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru - are looking to form a new trade bloc.


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Africa 'centre of world growth'

Africa 'centre of world growth' | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
Africa will be an engine for world growth in the coming decades and Japan has to invest more on the continent, Japan's prime minister says.
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Brazil 'cancels' most African debt

Brazil 'cancels' most African debt | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
Brazil says it will cancel or restructure almost $900m (£600m) worth of debt owed by African countries, to boost economic ties with the continent.
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EU imposes China solar panel duties

EU imposes China solar panel duties | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
The European Commission announces it is imposing temporary anti-dumping levies on Chinese solar panel imports.
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UK monthly exports to China hit £1bn for first time

UK monthly exports to China hit £1bn for first time | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
ONS sees marked shift in Britain's trading patterns as UK firms diversify away from crisis-hit eurozone
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China buying up the world?

China buying up the world? | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
This week, the largest acquisition of a US firm by a Chinese company was announced. Is China buying up the world?
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Merkel cools EU-China trade war talk

Merkel cools EU-China trade war talk | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she wants to reach an agreement with China over import tariffs and avoid triggering a damaging trade war.
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Africa must diversify to save itself from resource curse, says thinktank

Africa must diversify to save itself from resource curse, says thinktank | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
Report highlights Nigeria and Angola's heavy reliance on oil and gas exports, warning that extractive industries drive away other business
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China 'can't be free rider on trade'

China 'can't be free rider on trade' | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
China cannot be a "free rider" when it comes to global trade, the EU's trade commissioner, Karel De Gucht, warns.
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Jim Yong Kim: You can't lift people out of poverty without growth – video

Jim Yong Kim: You can't lift people out of poverty without growth – video | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank president, on demonstrating against the bank, climate change and clean growth, and the Brics
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EU 'growth boost from US trade deal'

EU 'growth boost from US trade deal' | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
Europe's most senior trade official says that a free-trade agreement between the US and European Union would boost its growth by as much as 1%, leading to many more jobs.
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A lot of Chow

A lot of Chow | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
A RECENT Free Exchange column ("Middle-income claptrap") expressed some scepticism about the notion of a middle-income trap. That notion has attracted a...
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A walk on the wild side

A walk on the wild side | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
INDIA has grappled with its public finances for long enough. When presenting its first budget after independence in 1947, the finance minister of the day insisted...
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India's economy is a concern. Growth is running at about 5%, nearly half what it once was.

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China calls time on import tariffs on Swiss watches

China calls time on import tariffs on Swiss watches | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
Free-trade deal will benefit Switzerland's watchmakers such as Swatch Group, whose timepieces are popular with consumers
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Three ways China and Britain could be good for each other

Three ways China and Britain could be good for each other | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
In an extract from his book, shadow work and pensions secretary Liam Byrne explores the benefits of west working with east
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France criticises Chinese wine probe

France criticises Chinese wine probe | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
The French government calls a Chinese anti-dumping probe into wine imported from the European Union "inappropriate and reprehensible".
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EU warns China over telecom payments

EU warns China over telecom payments | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
The EU warns it may investigate claims that Chinese telecom firms have been paid subsidies, allowing them to flood markets with cheap equipment.
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Economics is Fun, Part 19: Globalization

Dr Madsen Pirie, President of the Adam Smith Institute, is attempting to prove that economics is fun. His new book, Economics Made Simple: How Money, Trade a...
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One in five retiring in 2013 'will be below poverty line'

One in five retiring in 2013 'will be below poverty line' | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
Study by Prudential finds many people are facing a bleak financial outlook, with 14% relying solely on state pension
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Are natural resources a blessing or a curse for developing countries?

Are natural resources a blessing or a curse for developing countries? | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
The notion of the resource curse goes back to the 18th century, but the realities are more complex than the term might suggest, writes Mark Tran
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African growth 'to outpace world'

African growth 'to outpace world' | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
Sub-Saharan Africa's economic growth is set to outpace the global average over the next three years, according to the World Bank.
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African-American-Chinese

African-American-Chinese | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
The UNDP's favoured measure of progress throws up some intriguing comparisonsGROSS domestic product, Robert F. Kennedy said, “measures everything…except that...
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WTO | 2013 News items - Dispute Settlement Body, Summary of the meeting, 27 February 2013

Panel established on Viet Nam’s complaint against US shrimp measure —
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Obama takes on China with formal trade complaint over auto subsidies

Obama takes on China with formal trade complaint over auto subsidies | A2 Economics Unit 4 | Scoop.it
Beijing responds swiftly to White House action at WTO amid mounting fears of a trade war between world's top economies
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