Monthly Archives: May 2005

Peter Mandelson is optimistic

A piece of (most­ly) puffery from the Com­mis­sion­er prais­ing Europe as a ¬¥laboratory¬¥of trade lib­er­al­iza­tion (you didn¬¥t know?)and call­ing on mid­dle income devel­op­ing coun­tries (read Brazil, India, Korea, Mex­i­co, Chi­na) to make more con­ces­sions to match the EU. No news here. No progress either. bq. Why, then, are we mov­ing with so many fits and […]