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In the media: Joe Stiglitz/Brexit/TTIP, US Chamber for substance over speed in TTIP, India and EU talk good regulatory practices in pharma

1998 Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has weighed into the UK ‘Brexit and trade’ debate – this time from a hard left angle. The UK’s The Independent quoted the economist as saying: “I think that the strictures imposed by TTIP would be sufficiently adverse to the functioning of government …

China Trade defence

China responds to EU anti market economy status protests by calling for dialogue and respect of WTO obligations

In a long op-ed published with the EU Observer in the aftermath of Monday’s protests in Brussels against the notion of granting Chinese imports market economy treatment in antidumping proceedings, China’s Ambassador to the EU Yang Yanyi warned about caving in to protectionist pressures in the EU.   “The protectionist …