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After Brexit, an ASEAN−EU trade agreement?

Jakarta | Tue, March 21, 2017 | 01:52 pm
After Brexit, an ASEAN−EU trade agreement? EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom (right) prepares to speak at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing July 11. (AP/Ng Han Guan)

PREMIUM After the wave of globalization following the end of World War II, a series of recent events suggest that the tide may well be turning. International trade as a proportion of global gross domestic product (GDP) has stopped growing in the last decade. The momentum for multilateral trade liberalization has stumbled and Doha seems to not be going anywhere (even though the Trade Facilitation Agreem...

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