I’m in Chittagong, Bangladesh’s major port and commercial center, for a couple of days to talk about world trade events with with the Chittagong Chamber of Commerce. From the world’s inkiest, low cost broadsheet, “The Daily Life” (6 pages for only Taka 4.00—no website) bq. Police arrested 1,580 people, including seven identified terrorists and siezed 10 firearms along with 120 bullets from across the country in the last 24 hours ending at 6am today. Of the arrested, 867 were wanted by the policed and 695 accused in different under-investigation cases.
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