in this issue:
Foreword: When Goods Cross Borders
– Ambassador Mark A. Green
A new global trade agenda is taking shape.
Toward a US-Ecuador Trade Agreement
– President Guillermo Lasso
Building on decades of trust between the two countries, President Guillermo Lasso shares his vision for the future.
Trade and the Future of Ukraine
– Baroness Catherine Ashton and Robin Quinville
Baroness Catherine Ashton and Robin Quinville explore how trade and investment contribute to Ukraine’s future.
Can Trade Invigorate Peace in Northern Ireland?
– Alex Katsomitros
Divided by religion and sectarianism, Northern Ireland pins its hopes on trading opportunities and a stronger economy for a less turbulent future.
Is Globalization Rising Once Again?
– Afshin Molavi and H.E. Thani bin Ahmed El Zeyoudi
The UAE minister for foreign trade outlines his ambitious vision for future trade growth.
Trading Water for Sun
– Zoe H. Robbin
How the Abraham Accords opened the door for a green energy exchange between Israel and Jordan.
Indonesia Should Be at the Heart of US Indo-Pacific Policy
– Lucas Myers
A free and open Indo-Pacific requires finding the floor and ceiling in the US-Indonesia relationship.
Abraham Accords Boost India's Prospects in the Middle East
– Michael Kugelman
The normalization agreements are helping to advance India’s economic and foreign policy goals.
Uruguay and the United States
– Ignacio Munyo
A free trade agreement could strengthen their historical ties.
Recalibrating US Economic Engagement with Africa
– Joy Kategekwa, PhD
A 21st Century Africa requires a new approach to trade.
Trade is Changing Women's Lives in Zambia
– Fiske Nyirongo
From clothing to skincare, more goods are crossing countries and continents—and employing more women in the process.