Category Trade

Les Rencontres économiques in Singapore – New Horizons for the World Economy

Entretien avec l’ancien directeur général de l’OMC, M. Lamy: “Je pense personnellement que si les États-Unis veulent quitter L’OMC sera un désastre pour l’économie américaine. ”

CCG speech series: Pascal Lamy —— WTO Reform and the Multilateral Trading System

On March 25th, the Center for China and Globalization (CCG) held a roundtable seminar entitled “WTO Reform and the Future of the Multilateral Trading System” at its Beijing headquarters. Former Director-General of the WTO and President of the Executive Committee of the Paris Peace Forum delivered a keynote speech and discussed the current crisis surrounding […]

« Il est trop tôt pour juger si les turbulences que connait le commerce mondial sont l’amorce d’un changement d’un modèle qui s’est développé depuis quelques décennies »

For Pascal Lamy, “Monsieur Trump n’aime pas le modèle commercial mondial actuel car il considère que tout cela est trop global et dans un monde global l’Amérique n’est plus ce qu’elle devrait être, c’est-à-dire le leader.” Listen to the full interview here : https://ici.radio-canada.ca/premiere/emissions/desautels-le-dimanche/segments/entrevue/112099/pascal-lamy-commerce-mondial-trump-chine

The U.S. will suffer if it quits the WTO

For Pascal Lamy, “there will be a huge cost for the U.S. economy. For instance, they will lose the protection of the WTO agreement that protect the U.S. intellectual property worldwide. U.S. intellectual property would only be enforced within the U.S. territory, that will be huge damage for U.S. economy,” Watch the full interview : […]

Can the WTO pull itself out of the abyss?

Pascal Lamy at the Center for China and Globalization in Beijing, China, March 25, 2019 :  “the multilateral trading system has been shaken in a totally unprecedented way. […] The U.S.-China geopolitical rivalry is a permanent issue.” https://news.cgtn.com/news/3d3d414f77556a4e33457a6333566d54/index.html