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Welcome to the Global Business Dialogue, an association for the Global Business Community and people who care about trade and trade policy. Its principal task is to highlight perspectives on global trade and investment and on the issues and decisions that will shape commerce and the world's business environment in the years ahead.

NEXT EVENT: TPP DEBATE ON APRIL 29

Lori Wallach of Public Citizen's Trade Watch and Derek Scissors of the American Enterprise Institute will present their differing perspectives on TPP at this GBD debate on April 29 - 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the National Press Club.

Click the link above for registration options and additional details.

LAST EVENTS:

March 27 - BEYOND BALI: Ambition and Realism at the WTO.

Three experts shared the stage at this colloquium focused on the future of the World Trade Organization -- Keith Rockwell, who heads the information and external affairs division at the WTO, Angela Ellard, chief trade counsel to the House Committee on Ways and Means, and Richard O. Cunningham of Steptoe and Johnson, LLP. 

Ms. Ellard's remarks were off the record.  Audio files of the presentations by Mr. Rockwell and Mr. Cunningham are available below at "Recent Postings."

March 28 - GBD Members lunch and the Crisis in the Ukraine.

This session for GBD members began with a PowerPoint presentation by Terence Stewart of Stewart & Stewart, which is available at Trade Issues From the Ukraine Crisis.  GBD expects to share insights from other speakers as well.

RECENT POSTINGS

Russia Through the Fracking Glass, a commentary on Russia, energy, and the Ukraine Crisis by Joanne Thornton of Policy Connections International, LLC.

Audio recordings from Beyond Bali: Ambition and Realism at the WTO are available at the links below.  This was the GBD colloquium that was held in Washington on March 27, 2014.

RECORDINGS

Part I - Introductory remarks from R. K. Morris of GBD and the presentation by Keith Rockwell of the World Trade Organization.

Part II - Presentation by Richard O. Cunningham of Steptoe & Johnson LLP. 

 

Last updated: February 22, 2014

 

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  CARS AND THE JAPAN PARADOX

"The V.P. [George H.W. Bush] summed it up nicely.  He said we're all for free enterprise but would any of us find fault if Japan announced without any request from us that they were going to reduce their export of autos to America?"

Ronald Reagan
March 19, 1981


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