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Agglomeration and foreign direct investment

The spatial clustering of foreign direct investment (FDI) is clearly visible in the location of multinationals investing in the United States, the European Union, China, and other regions.

African Union

Open to all countries in the African continent, the African Union (AU) is an organization designed to foster political and economic cooperation and development among its member countries.

African Caribbean Pacific–European Union (ACP-EU) partnership agreements

The trade and development relationship between the European Union (EU) and the African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) countries has been shaped by a number of formal treaties and agreements since the end of World War II.

Access to medicines

The termaccess to medicines encompasses the array of problems faced by the world’s lowest-income inhabitants, who often cannot afford, or do not have access to, medications that could greatly reduce the disease burden under which they suffer.

Absolute advantage

A country is said to have an absolute advantage over another country in the production of a good or service if it can produce that good or service (the "output") using fewer real resources (like capital or labor, the "inputs").

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