Trade protectionism stifling IT sector: study
Big emerging markets led by China are increasing protectionist measures in the tech sector, hurting one of the most dynamic parts of the global economy, a US industry study said Wednesday.
Cheers as Australia's carbon tax hits parliament
Cheers erupted in Australia's Parliament House after Prime Minister Julia Gillard presented her bill for a new pollution tax she hopes will help counter climate change.
Animal welfare does not damage competitiveness
EU farmers hold their own well in competition with the rest of the world, despite the comparatively high demands the EU places on agricultural production.
Competitive, trade-friendly nations weather volatile crop yields best
Richer nations with competitive crop production and few trade barriers would fare the best if climate change, weather events or other factors cause yields of grain and oilseed crops to become more volatile, a new study has ...