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Keeping trade open during and after Covid-19

This event examines the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on open markets and connected supply chains globally.

Date: April 30, 2020, 9:30 am Topic: Global Economics & Governance

Livestream at 9:30 CEST

Ask questions during the event through sli.do using #trade.

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? 

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This event is financially supported by the Australian Mission to the EU.

Schedule

Apr 30, 2020

09:30-10:15

Conversation

Chair: Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director

Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment

Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria, Executive Director, APEC Secretariat, Singapore

André Sapir, Senior Fellow

Speakers

Maria Demertzis

Deputy Director

André Sapir

Senior Fellow

Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment

Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria

Executive Director, APEC Secretariat, Singapore

Location & Contact

Matilda Sevon

[email protected]

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