Types of trade agreements and the human rights clause

QUESTION

 

Answer the following critical-thinking questions:

1.Do you think governments should consider human rights when granting preferential trading rights to countries? What are the arguments for and against taking such a position?
2.Whose interests should be the paramount concern of government trade policy – the interests of producers (businesses and their employees) or those of consumers?
3.Given the arguments relating to the new trade theory and strategic trade policy, what kind of trade policy should business be pressuring government to adopt?