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Brexit Will Not Impact Free Trade, But Free Movement of People

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that Britain has taken back control of its laws, borders, and fishing waters, after the UK and European...
Liz Truss, the UK's secretary of state for international trade, meets with Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi

UK-Japan Free Trade Agreement and Its Economic and Strategic Implications

The United Kingdom and Japan signed a trade agreement in October 2020. The deal is significant, because it was the first such agreement UK...
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Economic Recovery Depends on Putting COVID-19 Immunity to Best Use

Policies on managing the end of COVID-19 deconfinements continue to take insufficient account of the immunity acquired by those who have had the illness. The...
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Africa’s Boom and Bust Cycle Threatens Three Decades of Relative Peace and Prosperity

Africa has enjoyed relative peace and prosperity during the past three decades in sharp contrast to the 1980s known as the ‘lost decade.’ From...
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Rwanda Sought to Create Prosperity on Conference Tourism — Covid-19 Wrecked the Delusion

Rwanda received two sets of bad news in August-October 2020. First, Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s) downgraded the country’s economic outlook from stable to negative....
PM Narendra Modi and the President of Iran, Mr. Hassan Rouhani

Indo-Iranian Economic Ties and the US Factor

The Bilateral relationship between New Delhi and Iran witnessed a steady deterioration after India had ended the purchase of oil from Iran in 2019....
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African Governments’ Pledged to Safeguard IMF Funds from Corruption

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been at the forefront of supporting Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in the battle against the Coronavirus pandemic. The IMF...
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The Troubled World Bank’s ‘Doing Business’ Report is Even More Dubious in the African...

The World Bank’s annual Doing Business report became an influential global tool for assessing countries’ business environments. Ever since it was launched in 2002,...
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How Borders Will Behave in the Post-Pandemic World?

During the heydays of globalization, the prospects for economic growth and political accommodation were bright enough to vouch for the possibility that borders will...