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Border post in Chirundu Zimbabwe on border with Zambia where truckers often spend days waiting to clear their goods through customs (Gideon Mendel/Corbis)
Increasing trade can spur growth says Mari Pangestu of Jakarta’s center for Strategic and International Studies. In this podcast Pangestu talks about how efficient, open and fair regional trade agreements make for a healthier global trade environment.
Mari Pangestu, Director of Center for Strategic and International Studies in Jakarta.