As the focus shifts from efficiency to resilience in global supply chains, what does this mean for China?
It is in everybody's interest for China to level the playing field among state-owned, private, and foreign companies so that no new distortionary measures need to be taken elsewhere.
What changes can be made to make China and the WTO more compatible with each other?
Ultimately, only time will tell if this landmark trade agreement will be productive and counter the potential bifurcation of international value chains.
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted an increasing number of rich-country firms to reduce their reliance on global supply chains and invest more in robots at home. But it is probably too soon to tell whether this switch will increase productivity growth in advanced economies.
Assessing CBAM from a trade perspective.
An examination of China’s participation in the World Trade Organization, the conflicts it has caused, and how WTO reforms could ease them.
How can friends of the multilateral system re-engage the United States under President-elect Biden?
Pour surmonter le choc de la pandémie de Covid-19, l’économiste écarte, dans sa chronique, l’idée d’un repli protectionniste, mais suggère de passer d’un objectif de réduction des coûts à celui de la réduction des risques.
The Trade and Cooperation Agreement signed between the European Union and the United Kingdom goes against six decades of UK efforts to avoid being economically disadvantaged in Europe. Tracking the evolution of the EU-UK relationship over the last 60 years can help in understanding this.
After decades of increasing globalisation, there now seems to be a slowing, or even a turn to deglobalisation, meaning decelerating trade and investment and reduced global value chains. This trend seems to have accelerated because of the United States’ push to contain China in the context of their strategic competition. So far, however, there is less evidence of deglobalisation in terms of financial flows.
Stakeholders from government, private sector, media and academia/institutions come together to review India-EU relations and point to a promising direction for the future.