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Maximiliano Mendez-Parra

Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

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Key policy options for the G20 in 2017 to support an open and inclusive trade and investment system

In the face of exceptional challenges, the G20 should step up its efforts in 2017 to preserve the current global trade and investment system, including effective multilateral dispute settlement procedures, while not losing sight of medium-term reforms. The G20 should focus on (1) supporting the World Trade Organization, (2) being upfront about the mixed effects of trade and investment, (3) improving G20 measures to tackle protectionism and (4) promoting investment facilitation.

By: Sait Akman, Axel Berger, Uri Dadush, Lise Johnson, Maximiliano Mendez-Parra, Raul Ochoa, Claudia Schmucker and Bruegel Topic: Global economy and trade Date: April 3, 2017