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Whither world trade? Implications of the global economic crisis and trade policy responses [WP976]


Monday 5 to Thursday 8 October, 2009

This conference discussed the following points:

  • After the Pittsburgh summit: which policies can best help renew growth in world trade?
  • How are asean countries’ trade policies changing?
  • Do EU-Canada trade negotiations herald a trend towards bilateralism and regionalism?
  • What are the aid for trade priorities for developing countries?
  • How is the downturn affecting the application of us trade policy and regulation?
  • Food security and export constraints: towards growing protection in agriculture?
  • Is access to trade finance improving?

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