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Europe Global Environment & Development The New South From G8 to G20 The Development Agenda UN Reform Global Finance Doha Final The Euro-zone in Crisis Eastern Europe

Issue 4/Jul-Aug 2011

Non-FDI modes of international production
International production is not exclusively about foreign direct investment (FDI) on the one hand and trade on the other. There is a third pillar: NEMs which include contract manufacturing, services outsourcing, contract farming, franchising, licensing, and management contracts.
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The euro zone and its periphery: Bail-out 2.0
The EU summit on 21 July 2011 got much publicity, but produced quite limited results. It brought some short-term relief for Greece and other euro zone states in the periphery, but did hardly anything to deal with underlying problems. Its main result was buying time.
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Europe taking the lead on speculations tax
Out of the ashes of the 2008 financial crisis, an idea that progressives have been kicking around for decades - a financial transactions tax (FTT) - took on new life. There were hopes that the G20 would take up the proposal. And there were some early encouraging signs. Today, however, European leaders are going ahead on their own.
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Revitalising Africa's cotton sector
Market conditions are ripe for a resurgence of African cotton farming - recent global prices are more than double their average for the last 20 years. And prospects for sustained demand appear good as a number of developing country economies, as a by-product of continuing growth, search for greater supplies of cotton and textiles.
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Issue 5/Sep-Oct 2011 / Issue 3/May-Jun 2011


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