Category Global Governance

China, EU Urged to Finalize Investment Treaty to Offset Covid-19 Damage

By Lu Zhenhua China and the European Union should conclude their bilateral investment treaty within the year in an effort to boost cross-border investment and offset the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, Pascal Lamy, former director-general of the World Trade Organization said Monday. Read more:

How the Coronavirus Will Reshape World Trade

Governments have been using subsidies to prop up domestic businesses through the shutdowns. Some of the most contentious trade fights of recent years — pitting the U.S. against the EU, and nearly every major country against China — have centered on market-distorting government support for industry. Trade experts warn of new battles over whether such […]

Une autre image de l’Amérique

C’est un paradoxe qui mérite réflexion : au moment où les Etats-Unis de Donald Trump donnent au monde entier l’image d’un pays livré aux démons du racisme, de l’arrogance et de l’indifférence aux autres, à l’exemple de son président, inquiétant personnage enivré de son pouvoir et de ses certitudes, une autre image surgit, nourrie par les […]

Le monde de demain

Retrouvez l’intervention de Pascal Lamy dans l’émission de France info “Le Monde de demain” Lien vers la vidéo ci-dessous:

World Trade Organization Seeks New Director-General

Former World Trade Organization Director General Pascal Lamy discusses the search for a new head of the World Trade Organization, globalization and U.S. support for the organization. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.” (Source: Bloomberg)

“I have never seen such low co-ordination within the international system”

The former WTO chief says the multilateral response to the pandemic has been woefully inadequate by Alex Dean / June 8, 2020 Covid-19 is not just a public health crisis, but also an economic one. Countries the world over are experiencing downturns to rival the Great Depression and there is no knowing when the world economy […]