This year's World Trade Organization ministerial has been again postponed because of the pandemic. Negotiators could take advantage of the delay to agree on a few issues to show that the troubled organization is still relevant. What is the likelihood of that? What medium- and long-term developments are most crucial to modernizing the WTO? And is the US-China trade war eroding respect for global trading rules, now and in the future?
Joining this episode of Trade Winds were:
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
Nonresident Scholar, Bruegel, Brussels
Senior Fellow, Policy Center for the New South (formerly the OCP Policy Centre), Rabat, Morocco
Deputy Director-General, WTO
Nonresident Senior Fellow (on leave for public service), PIIE
Former Trade Minister, Costa Rica