2018 TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT REPORT: Interview with UNCTAD’s Richard Kozul-Wright

To avert the continuing and growing inequities of global trade, UNCTAD’s 2018 Trade and Development Report calls for a serious look at the 1948 Havana Charter, the initial attempt to establish a managed multilateral trading system. But what makes the current multilateral trading system so different from the world order envisaged in the 1948 Havana Charter? In a 2 part interview, that question among others is put to UNCTAD’s Chief Economist, Richard Kozul-Wright

A Blueprint for Linking Trade to Full Employment and Domestic Industrialization (Pt 2/2)

A Blueprint for Linking Trade to Full Employment and Domestic Industrialization (Pt 2/2)

November 16, 2018

Think hard about the relevance of the 1948 Havana Charter for addressing the imbalances and inequities of the 21st century global economy says Richard Kozul-Wright noting that with the rise of neoliberalism the aim of trade rules has moved in the opposite direction

The Corporate Top 1% Control Over 50% of International Trade (Pt 1/2)

The Corporate Top 1% Control Over 50% of International Trade (Pt 1/2)

November 16, 2018

Taking an ever rising share of global income, the real benefits of global trade go to the profits of the top 2,000 TNCs. The flip-side is falling wages and government revenues, says Richard Kozul-Wright discussing UNCTAD’s 2018 Trade and Development Report