Protesters Rally Against The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)

The Death of TPP: What Does it Really Mean?

President-elect Trump announced his intention to formally withdraw the United States from the TPP agreement. So ends seven years of controversial negotiations and intense public debates over the content and anticipated consequences of the pact. Trade goes on -- but other countries will try to fill the leadership space.

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Will Trump Dump Trade?

Yes, Mr. Trump ran on a platform that rejects the notion that trade agreements have worked to America's favor. He promised some major reversals of trade policies. But the Trump campaign did not seed the idea or flip the switch in voters' minds. His positioning reflects the culmination of a troubling, slow-moving — and predictable — trend.

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What Americans Think About Trade and Trade Agreements

  While anti-trade rhetoric has been a regular feature of the U.S. political landscape, 2016 might be unique for the amount of bipartisan vitriol aimed at trade and trade agreements. Both U.S. major party presidential nominees have declared their opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a massive agreement among the United States and 11 other […]

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Seoul Food from Idaho

  In 2013, a group of teenagers in South Korea made international news when they were booted from a McDonald’s after buying $250 in French fries. The teens had hoped to host a “potato party” – a fad then sweeping South Korea and Japan. Since then, Koreans have kept up their love affair with potatoes.   […]

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Global by Design

  Crowdsourcing Across Continents   The story of our logo is a journey of thousands of miles traveled seamlessly across several continents over the Internet in a matter of days from concept to product.   TradeVistas pitched its brief by posting it online to the more than 1.2 million designers in 193 countries, many of […]

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