In the distance, a still-uncertain buzz. Something is finally headed for the landing zone … Maybe the obvious trans-Atlantic deal has been done. Maybe not. Lamy’s hedging his bets. He cannot have forgotten the lessons of the last such deal just before Cancún. Faits accomplis are precisely like ‘missions accomplished’. Famous, in retrospect, usually for the irony…
Peter Gallagher is student of piano and photography. He was formerly a senior trade official of the Australian government. For some years after leaving government, he consulted to international organizations, governments and business groups on trade and public policy.
He teaches graduate classes at the University of Adelaide on trade research methods and the role of firms in trade and growth and tweets trade (and other) stuff from @pwgallagher