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Pandemic-Era Trade Policies in Food and Medical Products and International Cooperation

Dates:
  • Fri 05 Jun 2020 14.30 - 15.30
  Add to Calendar 2020-06-05 14:30 2020-06-05 15:30 Europe/Paris Pandemic-Era Trade Policies in Food and Medical Products and International Cooperation

In March 2020, the EUI Global Governance Programme launched a joint project with the University of St. Gallen’s Global Trade Alert initiative and the World Bank to monitor trade policy measures used by governments around to expand domestic supplies of medical and food products. So far, 6 weekly reports have been posted [https://www.globaltradealert.org/reports/54]. These data reveal the active use of trade policy instruments by more than 80 countries.  

This webinar will present findings to date and discuss regional dimensions of the trade policy dynamics, what is happening on the ground and the role of international cooperation in attenuating spillover effects of national trade-related policies. 

Chair:

Bernard Hoekman | Director, Global Economics, Global Governance Programme, European University Institute

Speakers:

Caroline Freund | Global Director, Trade, Investment and Competitiveness, World Bank

Eduardo Pedrosa | Secretary-General, Pacific Economic Cooperation Council, Singapore

Frank Matsaert | CEO, TradeMark East Africa, Nairobi)

Mauricio Moreira | Chief Economist, Integration and Trade Group, Inter-American Development Bank

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  Live-streamed - YouTube

In March 2020, the EUI Global Governance Programme launched a joint project with the University of St. Gallen’s Global Trade Alert initiative and the World Bank to monitor trade policy measures used by governments around to expand domestic supplies of medical and food products. So far, 6 weekly reports have been posted [https://www.globaltradealert.org/reports/54]. These data reveal the active use of trade policy instruments by more than 80 countries.  

This webinar will present findings to date and discuss regional dimensions of the trade policy dynamics, what is happening on the ground and the role of international cooperation in attenuating spillover effects of national trade-related policies. 

Chair:

Bernard Hoekman | Director, Global Economics, Global Governance Programme, European University Institute

Speakers:

Caroline Freund | Global Director, Trade, Investment and Competitiveness, World Bank

Eduardo Pedrosa | Secretary-General, Pacific Economic Cooperation Council, Singapore

Frank Matsaert | CEO, TradeMark East Africa, Nairobi)

Mauricio Moreira | Chief Economist, Integration and Trade Group, Inter-American Development Bank


Location:
Live-streamed - YouTube

Affiliation:
Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

Type:
Webinar

Contact:
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Organiser:
Bernard Hoekman (European University Institute)

Links:
LIVE STREAMING HERE

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