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Free Trade Vital Especially During A Pandemic

Simon Evenett, Professor of International Trade, University of St. Gallen

01-Dec-20 08:05

Free Trade Vital Especially During A Pandemic

International trade has functioned as the lifeblood of our globalised society for decades. However, in recent years, it has been on the decline, with governments increasingly adopting more protectionist policies and the Covid-19 pandemic also contriving to rock global supply chains. What will the future of international trade look like and where does the World Trade Organisation fit into this new landscape? We speak to Simon Evenett, Professor of International Trade at the University of St. Galen, to find out more.

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Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar

Presented by: Lyn Mak


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