Green electricity and the international trade challenges

This year’s World Trade Forum, which ran from 26 to 27 September 2014 at the WTI, took as its theme “International Trade in Electricity and the Greening Economy”. Read more [...]

Secretary Penny Pritzker to Lead U.S. Business Delegation to Poland and Turkey

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will lead a high-level delegation of America’s top CEOs on an economic fact-finding mission next week to Poland and Turkey. Secretary Pritzker and the CEOs, all of whom are members of the President’s Export Council (PEC) will use the trip to identify immediate and long-term opportunities to increase trade and investment between the U.S. and Poland and the U.S. and Turkey, two high-potential, fast-growing markets. Read more [...]

Does Free Trade Undermine International Rules Protecting the Environment?

The WTO was created to promote free trade: to remove barriers between countries, to allow them to concentrate on products with a comparative advantage, leading to maximum international productivity. This, however, often challenges rules protecting the environment. Read more [...]