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2nd Annual Global Trade Week
June 27 - June 30
Economist Impact’s Global Trade Week 2022 is the only event that convenes thought leaders from the entire trade ecosystem. It connects supply-chain, procurement, manufacturing and finance executives with high-level government representatives including ministers, policymakers and advisors. This allows for the new reality of trade to be understood in its entirety, including geopolitical and climate-change risks.
Panel Discussion: Changing Tariffs and Trade Barriers - Are You Prepared? | June 27, 2022 | 12:25 - 1:05 pm EDT
Alice Slayton Clark, Director, Investment, Trade and China, USCIB – Moderator
“Global trade is edging closer to a state of crisis as tariff wars, protectionist policies and regulatory uncertainty disrupt established business models and trade relationships. What should businesses expect from changing global tariffs and trading relationships?”
Panel Discussion: Delivering a Greener, Fairer Global Economy | June 30, 2022 | 8:00 - 8:40 am EDT
Norine Kennedy, Senior Vice President, Policy and Global Strategy, USCIB – Moderator
“There is growing acceptance of the links between trade and the environment. Could trade be part of the solution to climate change? Should policymakers use trade to reinforce international climate agreements? Or would it be better to link trade policy and environmental outcomes directly?”
Debate: How to Eradicate Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains | June 30, 2022 | 12:05 - 12:45 pm EDT
Brian Robert Lowry, Senior Vice President, Innovation, Regulation, and Trade, USCIB – Moderator
“On any given day about 25 million people worldwide are subject to forced labour. How can countries, multilateral institutions and businesses collaborate better to eradicate forced labour from global supply chains? How can trade policy play a significant role in preventing, identifying and eliminating forced labour? How can governments enhance clarity and predictability for businesses?”
The full agenda is available here.