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manuel_montes-tnIn discussions at the UN about achieving Agenda 2030, it has become de rigueur to highlight the role of the private sector.  It is often introduced as the discovery of the idea that private sector investment and financing is indispensable to achieving Agenda 2030. For developed country diplomats and their associated experts this new celebrity treatment appears to be an article of faith, at least during negotiations on economic matters in the UN. They are foisting a misleading Trumpian exaggeration that is technically harmful to development policymaking and to Agenda 2030.

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Khor 1Marinate_TradeAlthough the TPPA negotiations have concluded, the text is not yet made public, and the debate on its effects and implications will go on.

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Khor 1Tariffs_or_TaxationsAfter years of negotiations and public debate, the time has come for the nation to decide whether it is worthwhile joining the TPPA.

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Khor 1Trade_FacilitationAn important legacy of Lee Kuan Yew was the formulation of one of the Asian models that have been driving successful Asian economies forward.

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