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Beyond Time and Cost Savings: The True Value of Trusted Trader Programmes

Trusted Trader Programmes Businesspeople constantly criticise government bureaucracy, but complaints reach a crescendo when it comes to Customs’ regulation. Successful supply chain management hinges on the ability of border agencies to keep pace with the ebb and flow of global trade. Over the past...

Trade Facilitation as a Tool to Combat Inflation

If the adage ‘never let a good crisis go to waste’ holds true, then we must be heading into some pretty utilitarian times in the global economy. Signs everywhere point to a possible global recession, abetted by a rise in interest rates in the United States that has pushed the value of the dollar...

Democracy that Delivers #340: Regional AEO to Simplify Trade in LAC

08.31.2022 |
As a key implementing partner of the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation, CIPE is leading major reforms in Asia, Africa, and Latin America to democratize trade and make it more accessible to everyone. Among the many recent Alliance-supported projects: a recent landmark arrangement between eleven...

Heightened Tensions in the Taiwan Strait Force Companies to Recalculate Risks

For decades companies worldwide benefited from the stability and predictability of the Asia-Pacific region, which enabled them to make wise investment and business decisions. Yet recent events, particularly U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent trip to Taiwan, underscore growing regional politi...

An Example from Colombia Highlights the Importance of Trade Facilitation

For a long time, if you were a company that imports or exports to other countries and had questions about your goods, chances were that you would not receive an answer until your shipment reached the border. If that question was not simple but complex, it would typically take 3-4 months for you to ...

De-programming International Aid for Trade

It is foolish is to repeat the same thing expecting a different result. The WTO TFA agreement took a pragmatic approach in delineating each State Party obligation under three different categories of commitment. The last category, Category C commitments, is the list of TFA mandates countries have sou...

Democracy that Delivers #309: Emerging Leaders in Trade

02.25.2022 |
Two guests from the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation (GATF) join Democracy that Delivers to discuss their work. GATF is led jointly by CIPE, the International Chamber of Commerce, and the World Economic Forum in cooperation with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit. ...

Democracy that Delivers #308: The Cost of Business in Emerging Markets

02.22.2022 |
Stephen Renna, Senior Managing Director, Global Strategies & Solutions at Ankura, joins CIPE’s Democracy that Delivers podcast to discuss the challenges of doing business in emerging markets. He tells co-hosts Marc Schleifer and Laura Farhang that American companies that want to operate ...

Putting the Trade Pieces Together in Africa

I have always imagined Africa as a quilt made up of different borders. Straight and squiggly lines sown together, a legacy of colonialism. I think about this both in a historical and theoretical sense. My quilt analogy is apt because with trade, Africa is currently putting together the pieces that w...
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CIPE Unveils New Webinar Series: Research Unbound

The Policy & Program Learning team is excited to announce our new webinar series, Research Unbound.   In 2021, CIPE launched a new applied research initiative to engage business leaders in emerging democracies with actionable knowledge on policy solutions for democratic free-market systems.  ...
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