Friday Discussion on Free Trade and Globalization
Friday Discussion is a program designed to engage and inform the core members on the ideas of free market economy and classical liberal ideas. Discussions are made on the contemporary issues (local or national) through free market perspective. Article is selected and shared within the members to prepare oneself for the program. The program is organized at the venue of Hotel Namaskar, Biratnagar on every alternative Friday (twice a month).
On this series, discussion was made on the Article of “Free Trade and Globalization”, where 11 number of participants took part to discuss their views. It was hot and live discussion where participants discussed on the advantage and disadvantage of free trade. The program was helpful to make clear that free trade is the ability for countries to import and export products with each other without restrictions and paying additional costs, called tariffs. Which increase competition and help the consumers who are at the bottom level. The program was held on on 23 January 2015, at 4:00 pm onward. Discussion was very helpful to understand on how free trade benifits the developing countries like Nepal by entering into the global market. Program was ended at 6:30 pm.