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World Bank: Disengagement Alone Won't Help PA Economy
Discusses what Israel needs to do in order to ensure their own safety as well as help the Palestinian economy. By Ora Coren (Haaertz.com, 11/3/04) Read More...

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Pakistan Taking Measures to Meet WTO Challenges
In response to WTO charges, Pakistan plans on revamping some of its policies including their justice system. (PakistanLink.com, 11/2/04) Read More...

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Contradiction in WTO Rules Could Develop into Trade Fight
Jane Bussey discusses her reasons of why the WTO will soon come under attack over trade rules. (Herald.com, 11/01/04) Read More...

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IMF Cautiously Upbeat on Germany
The IMF feels that Germany's economy is on the way to recovery. Gregory Robb discusses potential reasons why. (CBS Market Watch, 11/2/04) Read More...

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IMF Financial Activities Update
The IMF press release detailing its recent financial activities. (International Monetary Fund, 10/28/04) Read More...

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Commentary: The IMF Weighs in on Asia's Debt Burden
Discusses the merits of David Burton's IMF plan for India. By William Persek Jr. (The Herald Tribune Online, 11/2/04) Read More...

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NGOs Boycott World Bank Consultation
Discusses how NGOs such as Friends of the Earth plan to boycott planned World Bank consultation meetings. (Friends of the Earth, 10/29/04) Read More...

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Finding a Better Growth Model
According to the author, China's economic structure is unbalanced, as indicated by a large investment to consumption ratio. Although the investment-led development model kick-started China's economic ... Read More...

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Exchange Rate Regime, Speculation And Price Stability In Iraq
Nominally, the Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) is following a flexible-exchange-rate regime. The main reason usually advanced for flexibility is the possible, and usually probable, fluctuation in the oil r... Read More...

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US Trouser Quota Against WTO Principles
Discusses China's feelings after learning about the United States' new textile quotas. China warns of its repercussions. By Dai Yan (ChinaDaily.com, 10/31/04) Read More...

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HIPC -Ghana`s
Discusses how the economy of Ghana has changed since the last election, and whether or not the changes will last. By James Doe (Ghanaweb.com 10/31/04) Read More...

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China Opposes to US Imports Limits on Cotton Trousers, Official
Discusses the recent US decision to limit the amount of cotton trousers from China available in the US. Chinese officials state that this is the first step of the US plan to sabotage their trade relat... Read More...

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Access to Medicines: Commission Proposes to Allow Export of Generic Medicines to Poor Countries
Discusses the European Commission's proposal to the WTO to allow the exportation of generic medicines to those who need it. (PharmaLive.com, 10/29/04) Read More...

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Technology Key To More Oil Supplies In The Future
Owing to the current turmoil in oil markets, a number of analysts have raised the specter of the world soon running out of oil. While there are concerns of seeming inadequate levels of investment to m... Read More...

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WTO, WB, IMF Strengthen Cooperation
Article discusses the potential cooperation between the WTO, World Bank, and IMF. (People's Daily Online, 10.23.04) Read More...

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G20 Gearing Up for Continued WTO Talks
Gustavo Capdevela discusses how the Group of 20 (G20), a voice for the developing South in multilateral trade negotiations, plans to expand its focus beyond the agricultural sector and seek closer tie... Read More...

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EU to Appeal WTO Sugar Ruling
Discusses how the EU plans to appeal against a ruling that its sugar subsidies breach world trade rules. (BBC News, 10/15/04) Read More...

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China's Growth Blesses the World
Article discusses the reasons behind China's recent economic growth. Includes the discussion of foreign direct investment, governmental controls, and the available workforce. Also analyzes the impact ... Read More...

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Rich Nations Hampering WTO Deals
How powerful is the WTO becoming? Of this power how much is in the hands of the developed nations? Article discusses the negative opinion the Gulf states have of the WTO. (Gulf Daily News, 10.21.04) Read More...

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Iran's Unemployment Crisis
Stubborn, double-digit, unemployment is currently the Islamic Republic’s most acute single economic concern. The challenge is formidable not only because of unemployment’s debilitating impact on the e... Read More...

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Novatek: A Gas Giant You've Never Heard Of
Novatek: An emerging Russian gas company seeks to sell shares to a French firm. Its rapid growth challenges the hegemony of Gazprom, the world's biggest gas producer. World wide gas prices may subse... Read More...

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US Capitalism Recreates Europe's Mistakes
Author writes that some of the greatest long-term damage done by the Bush administration to the unity of the west has come from US domestic policies. By Anatol Lieven. (Financial Times, 9/15/2004) Read More...

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What GATS Means for a Global Career
Discusses the main principles of GATS (General Agreement on Trade and Services) and why India desires decreased limitations on trade and services. (The Economic Times, 10/11/04) Read More...

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IMF sees Global Economy Vulnerable for Years
Discusses the future of the global economy, and the effect rising oil prices will have on the world. (Daily Times, 10/9/04) Read More...

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Expel IMF/World Bank from SA
Discusses the effect of the IMF and World Bank on South Africa. South Africans have started protests against their involvement in South Africa, and the need for the IMF/World Bank to be expelled. By B... Read More...

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EU Leaders Pledge Support for Viet Nam’s WTO Bid
Vietnam might possibly become the newest member of the WTO. Article discusses EU's support for Vietnam's acceptance into the WTO. (Vietnam News 10/11/04) Read More...

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Slow, Slow, Quick, Quick, Slow
Bill Jamieson writes on the effect of oil and the global economy. What needs to be done in order to make sure the economy runs smoothly? (Scotland on Sunday 10/10/04) Read More...

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Approaching Circular Economy
The author believes a circular economy is a powerful and timely concept for China as it tries to establish a moderately prosperous standard of living. He also thinks the most valuable contribution thi... Read More...

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Iraq's Odious Debts
Most debts created by Saddam Hussein in the name of the Iraqi people would qualify as "odious" according to the international Doctrine of Odious Debts. This legal doctrine holds that debts not used in... Read More...

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Monetary Options for Postwar Iraq
The Coalition Provisional Authority has failed to anticipate the challenges that face the postwar Iraqi economy, including the introduction of sound money to facilitate exchange. By Steve H. Hanke an... Read More...

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