Future deals will be important but they should be viewed as a means to an end rather than an end in of themselves
The CPTPP is preferable to the EU because it elevates mutual recognition over harmonisation.
There’s a case for empowering our courts to make a genocide ruling over the Uighars. But not for giving them a veto on trade deals in doing so.
The legacy of the Fujimorista regime has shaped Peru to this day, and has been far more pervasive and corrosive than General Velasco’s.
His attitude ought to worry us. I mean that literally. All these men believed that the end justified the means.
He suggests that Western observers very often misread the situation in developing countries in a manner which deprives the latter of agency and opportunity.
Let’s see if Labour stands with Venezuela’s oppressed. For what party could truly say that it supports labour, while lending support to the butchery of labourers?
I can tell you from a trade envoy’s perspective that this kind of direct access to markets around the world is critical for our businesses to thrive.