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  • Are the Benefits of Trade Really Possible in Uganda?

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    In this day and age, no economy can afford to stand as an island. This is even truer when it comes to economic interdependence since no country can solely depend on itself in the long run. Not all countries manufacture the goods and services they want and even those countries that ably […]

  • Bandera Bolivia

    La perjudicial falta de libre comercio en Bolivia

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    Abstract: The notion of economic integration and free trade are not well-understood or implemented in Bolivia. Despite the fact that Bolivia has signed several Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and is actively engaged in regional economic blocs, it still sees more negative than positive aspects to FTA’s. The Government needs a comprehensive […]

  • Free Trade Agreements: Handle with Care

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    Like many other structural policies, free trade agreements are a tool used by governments to achieve their objectives. Now tools can be used or misused, and in this case the tool is not being used to its fullest potential. Free Trade Agreements need to be handled with due care if they […]