Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment,
Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria
Executive Director, APEC Secretariat, Singapore,
Livestream at 9:30 CEST
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The early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak have shown the vulnerability of connected supply chains globally. Furthermore, shortages in medical equipment have led to export controls and made states question whether they are too reliant on global value chains for medical goods.
This event examines the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on open markets and connected supply chains globally. What are the risks of protectionism during and after the crisis? What is the state of the rules-based international trading system in the current context?