Category Trade

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: https://mobile.france.tv/actualites-et-societe/1788451-le-monde-demain.html

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) https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2020-06-09/world-trade-organization-seeks-new-director-general-video

EACC Webinar “Transatlantic Trade Update: Trade Post-Covid19 – A Look Ahead”

European American Chamber of Commerce Webinar “Transatlantic Trade Update: Trade Post-Covid19 – A Look Ahead” with: Pascal Lamy, President Emeritus, JACQUES DELORS INSTITUTE, Former Director-General, WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO), Lucinda Creighton, Chief Executive Officer, VULCAN CONSULTING Ltd., Doug Lippoldt, Chief Trade Economist, HSBC, John Sinclair Foley, U.S. editor, REUTERS BREAKINGVIEWS Please find the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-4QsoccUVs&list=PLvRp560jmrnzpEv0Xhb1XQGW_YCk1wbm-&index=3&t=29s 

“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 […]

‘Leave the diplomats out’ and put fishermen in charge of Brexit talks, says former World Trade Organisation boss

Fishing industry leaders in the UK and European Union should be brought into the Brexit trade talks to break the deadlock, the former head of the World Trade Organisation has told us. by Daniel O’Donoghue As the UK and EU teams begin their final round of negotiations this week, Pascal Lamy called for “the politics […]

E.U. proposes $825 billion coronavirus rescue plan giving Brussels power to raise money for first time

By Michael Birnbaum and Loveday Morris  BRUSSELS — European Union leaders on Wednesday proposed an $825 billion coronavirus rescue plan that would give Brussels major new tax and spending powers of the sort held by a federal state. Proponents are calling it Europe’s “Hamiltonian moment,” after the 1790 agreement, engineered by Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, that […]