Secretary of State John Kerry was in India this week for the fourth U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue. Secretary Kerry's mission is designed to enhance what has been a traditionally strong trade and diplomatic relationship between the two countries. Unfortunately, storm clouds loom on the horizon that need to be addressed to ensure that this relationship remains effective and in the best interest of both countries.
The Importance of IPR in the New Silk Road Initiative
Two years after its inception, the New Silk Road Initiative has brought much success to South-Central Asia. But in order for growth to continue in the region, investors need to start feeling more secure about their intellectual property rights.
EU and U.S. Leaders Push Transatlantic Trade at the G8 Summit
The first round of negotiations for the T-TIP, which has the potential to be the biggest bilateral trade deal in history, will take place during the week of July 8 in Washington, D.C. EU and US leaders promise a significant boost to worldwide economic growth from the agreement.
NAM, other associations, join ITIF’s call for a harder line on Indian trade policy
The U.S. business community is increasingly taking note of Indian trade practices that impose onerous localization trade barriers and compromise the interests of foreign intellectual property rights holders.
Singapore Looks to a National Productivity Strategy to Maintain Growth
Singapore has a remarkable history of economic growth, proving doubters wrong. Currently they are pursuing a range of deliberate policies to help private industry increase productivity and keep the small nation competitive and growing.