Impressions of Sai Gon

Nowhere in Viet­nam is it more obvi­ous than in Ho Chi Minh city that this coun­try will achieve a lev­el of pros­per­i­ty at least as high as Thai­land in reco...

Workshops in Vietnam

I’m in Viet­nam this week and next giv­ing work­shops for offi­cials of the cen­tral and provin­cial gov­ern­ments and some state-owned busi­ness­es on WTO. Vie...

Mercosur Parliament?

The Brazil­ian Pres­i­dent is http://www.washtimes.com/upi-breaking/20031016–045345-2484r.htm” title=“link to the Wash­ing­ton Times report”>reportedly press...

Wal-Mart welfare

The “Seat­tle Post Intel­li­gencer(link to the P.I. edi­to­r­i­al page)”:http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/opinion/144008_traded.html asks the right ques­tions abou...

WTO dispute ‘scorecard’

It’s not very accu­rate to talk of ‘win­ning’ a WTO dis­pute. A ‘win’ may mean a deci­sion in favour of the com­plainant or the respon­dent on only one of sev­e...