One of the driving forces of trade expansion in the past two decades has been the globalisation and fragmentation of supply chains in international business. Recently, a new data base by the WTO and the OECD has shed lights on how transformative this force has been, reinforcing the anecdotal and scattered evidence existing before. But what are the implications for trade-policy strategy? How should strategies to free up trade and establish stronger disciplines be designed as to fit with how global trade work today?
You are cordially invited to a lunch seminar with Professor Reinhard Quick, head of the Brussels office of the German chemical industry association, Verband der Chemischen Industrie (VCI).
A sandwich lunch will be served