Trump

Rejecting the future

The United States and Britian have turned inward and away from their places in the international order. Germany and France are preparing to take their…




World trade order a new work in progress

United States President Donald Trump will find that negotiating new trade deals is a much more difficult process than dumping existing deals, Geoff Kitney  writes. It has…


UPDATE: Trading in the Trump era

Major multilateral free trade agreements – existing, proposed and in doubt in the era of the Trump Presidency – compiled by Geoff Kitney. Doha Development…


Special relationships and trade rarely mix

Sources in trade diplomacy have been asked by consultants hired by the British Government to search internationally for experienced trade negotiators, Chief-Exec.com  has been told….


Who will lead the world in 2017?

Short of wartime and economic depression, it is hard to imagine a New Year arriving amid as much trepidation as this New Year. The year…




The psychology of government

As political parties around the world try to work out why opinion pollsters are struggling to get accurate readings of what is on voters’ minds,…