Title Trade and Commercial Interactions in the Atlantic Basin
Subtitle Present and Future Issues
Author Renato G. Flôres Jr., Francine T. Martin
ISBN 9781733733939
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No of pages 236
Book size 153 x 229 mm
Publishing year 2019
Original publisher Brookings Institution Press
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In current geopolitics, trade and commercial interests are in continual flux. The Atlantic Basin is host to a major world actor, the United States, and, though far from other key emerging centers, like China, suffers nonetheless from the effects of fast-changing trade and investment global patterns. This volume combines the views of specialists from the Jean Monnet Network with those of diplomats, negotiators and businessmen. It includes chapters dealing with novel aspects of the trade narrative as well as speeches and debates held during the 2018 Rio meeting of the Network. It offers a unique contribution, from an Atlantic Community perspective, to the understanding of a specific moment in the complex developments of the international economic relations.

The Jean Monnet Network on Atlantic Studies, a consortium of 10 research institutions from different Atlantic countries, dedicated a whole year to the encompassing area of trade and related commercial exchanges. The qualification ‘encompassing’ is important because, together with constant advances in technology, regulations and societal changes are transforming the relevant approaches and questions. The chapters in this book reflect this transitional period. This volume, the second in a series sponsored by the Network, has been supported by the Erasmus+ Program of the European Union.





Chapter One. LNG trade in the Atlantic Basin: Situation and Perspectives (Eloy Álvarez Pelegry and Macarena Larrea Basterra)

Chapter Two. Trade integration in the Economic Community of West African States: Assessing Constraints and Opportunities Using an Augmented Gravity Model (Rim Berahab and Abdelaaziz Ait Ali)

Chapter Three. Trade Interregionalism Between South America and Southern Africa (Frank Mattheis)

Chapter Four. EU-LAC Trade Relations in a Post-Liberal Era (Lorena Ruano)

Chapter Five. The Diffusion of Fundamental Rights in the Atlantic Basin through EU Trade Policy (Kimberly A. Nolan García)

Chapter Six. Public Attitudes to Regional Integration in Atlantic Latin America (Mark Aspinwall)

Chapter Seven. EU Values in EU External Relations: An Introduction to Current Legal Instruments (Kirstyn Inglis)

Chapter Eight. Current Experience With Nutritional Information in the EU and Chile: How Brazil Could Benefit (Daniele Bianchi)

Chapter Nine. China and World Trade (Valdemar Carneiro Leão)

Chapter Ten. The Future Prospects and Shape of Trade Agreements in the Atlantic Region: A Round Table (Renato G Flôres Jr., Moderator, Carlos Mariani Bittencourt, Daniel S Hamilton, Renato Baumann, and Roberto Fendt)

Special Final Chapter. Closing Speech By His Excellency the EU Ambassador to Brazil (João Titterington Gomes Cravinho)

About the Editors:

Renato G. Flôres is Professor at the Graduate School of Economics and Director of the International Intelligence Unit, both at FGV, Rio de Janeiro, as well as co-ordinator of the Jean Monnet Project on Atlantic Studies. He was President of the Steering Committee of programme PEP (Poverty and Economic Policy), and President of the Brazilian chapter of the European Community Studies Association. He held top positions in the Brazilian government, at the federal (Ministry of Planning) and state (Rio de Janeiro) levels.

Francine T. Martin is an International Intelligence Analyst at FGV IIU, Rio de Janeiro. She holds a degree in International Relations from Estácio de Sá University and a master course in Foreign Trade and International Negotiations at FGV. Francine previously worked in multinational companies dedicated to Foreign Trade and International Business.

Target Audience:

It offers a unique contribution, from an Atlantic Community perspective, to the understanding of a specific moment in the complex developments of the international economic relations and global trade.


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