International Trade and Investment
Russia has just joined the WTO, but unless a piece of Cold War-era legislation is done away with for good, American companies will not only be rendered less competitive, but will lose out on opportunities to greatly expand exports.
While efforts have been made by the Italian government to solve the country’s economic woes, the threat of a debt default and its ramifications still looms.
U.S. exports of natural gas hold promise for an integrated global market, carbon emissions reduction, and increased international energy security. Regulators must not stand in the way of such positive developments.
Iran’s economy is rapidly going downhill, but where resentment will be channeled remains uncertain.
Despite recent progress, agricultural development continues to lag behind other sectors in India.