Industrial Subsidies, market competition, global trade and investment: Towards a research agenda

Subsidization by states of their domestic industries to gain competitive advantage abroad is a perennial topic in international trade discussions.

As the world moves into a multipolar environment and China rises in economic prominence, the rules governing subsidies, particularly to the industrial sector, are in the spotlight. The politics of reform are fraught, for a range of reasons ranging from states’ geo-economic positioning, through paralysis in the World Trade Organization, to domestic social considerations.

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By Ph.D Wenxiao Wang, Professor Peter Draper, Dr Dessie Ambaw, Professor Andreas Freytag, Dr Naoise McDonagh, and Mr Keith Wilson

Tagged in Working Papers, Subsidies, World Trade Organisation, Featured

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