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  • India's dangerous 'food bubble'

     India's dangerous 'food bubble'
    India is now the world's third-largest grain producer after China and the United States. The adoption of higher-yielding crop varieties and the spread of irrigation have led to this remarkable tripling of output since the early 1960s. Unfortunately, a...
  • In South Africa, inequality and economic ills persist

    By the time Nelson Mandela was released from prison in 1990, the path to ending South Africa's political crisis through the abolition of apartheid was known, even if it would not be easy or straight. Solving the country's economic crisis was another...
  • Obama's hopes dashed for Asia-Pacific trade deal by year's end

    Obama's hopes dashed for Asia-Pacific trade deal by year's end
    WASHINGTON — With economic policymaking at home largely paralyzed by Republican opposition, the Obama administration's effort to shift its focus abroad by stimulating U.S. growth through expanded exports isn't moving much easier. The latest...
  • Europe's anger grows over alleged U.S. spying

    LONDON — European leaders united in outrage Thursday over reported U.S. spying, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel declaring that trust between her government and the Obama administration would need to be rebuilt after reports that U.S....
  • Op-Ed: Burbank Walmart could create 250 new jobs

    As president and chief executive of the Valley Economic Alliance, I have the opportunity to speak with many people about the challenges the Valley faces and what can be done to make it a better place to do business and live in. Late last year, IKEA...
  • U.S., EU resume negotiations on free trade agreement

    U.S., EU resume negotiations on free trade agreement
    LONDON – European and U.S. officials resumed negotiations Monday on a trans-Atlantic free trade agreement despite angry protests in Europe over American electronic spying and threats to call off the talks. The five-day discussion in Brussels had...
  • California exports jump to pre-recession levels

    SACRAMENTO — California's exports are booming, and companies are shipping goods at levels not reached since before the Great Recession six years ago. In November alone, Golden State businesses shipped merchandise worth $15.2 billion, a 14% jump...
  • U.S. to push for more trade with Latin America

    U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker unveiled a new initiative aimed at increasing business with trade partners in Latin America, only days after the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement's implementation. The Look South...
  • 2014 Detroit Auto Show: Honda unveils new-generation Fit

    2014 Detroit Auto Show: Honda unveils new-generation Fit
    Honda Motor Co. hopes the redesigned Fit hatchback it introduced at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit will finally match the sales of more popular subcompact car rivals. The Fit has been a sales conundrum for Honda. It gets rave...
  • Global economic growth is expected to speed up this year

    Global economic growth is expected to speed up this year
    WASHINGTON — After a long and lumpy recovery, the world economy may finally be at a turning point with global growth expected to accelerate this year behind the rising strength of the U.S. and other major developed countries. But world finance...
  • Letters: More scrutiny of the TPP trade pact

    Re "Forging a Pacific future," Opinion, Oct. 18 Secretary of State John F. Kerry claims that the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, would "support American jobs," set "high labor and environmental standards" and protect human rights. While Kerry...
  • Robert B. Reich: Why the GOP can't learn

    It's as if they didn't learn a thing from the 2012 elections. Republicans are on the same suicide mission as before -- trying to block immigration reform (if they can't scuttle it in the Senate, they're ready to in the House), roll back the clock on...