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For 35 years the EU and its two direct neighbour countries – Norway and Switzerland – have been linked by free trade areas. Since 1973, the contractual relations with these two countries have deepened into ever new areas, mostly related to the single market. Norway has gone further than Switzerland in that direction to the… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein

The failure of the 150 odd trade ministers from the WTO member countries, on July 28th, to wind up seven years of laborious negotiations throws a dark shadow on the increasing dysfunction of the international community. Most commentators have focused on the negative impact on international trade, fearing rising protectionism and a blow to the… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein