By CGTN’s World Insight China will actively expand imports, significantly lower the import tariffs for vehicles and reduce import tariffs for some other products this year as it aims to open up its market further, said Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Boao Forum for Asia annual conference on Tuesday. Foreign investors and leaders welcomed […]

Pascal Lamy pour la revue POUVOIRS n°165 : Entendue au sens d’une intensification sans précédent de l’échange international, la globalisation est bien la grande transformation de notre temps. Tel un Janus « bifrons », elle offre une face souriante, celle de la croissance économique, et une face grimaçante, celle des dégâts qui parfois l’accompagnent. Mettant, […]

Pascal Lamy was director-general of the World Trade Organization from 2005-2013. He is also a member of the Berggruen Institute’s 21st Century Council. PARIS — Until recently, President Trump’s trade posture seemed to be more bark than bite. Exiting the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which the Obama administration had decided not to push through Congress, was more symbolic than real; […]

Pascal Lamy est interviewé par la Chaîne de Télévision chinoise CCTV pour répondre à des questions sur la mondialisation à travers le Forum de Boao.

Beijing, China, 24 March 2018 : “Most of us in this room have believed for a long time that, wherever we are on this planet, economic development leads to appease political tensions. That good economies and good politics go together. And now, looking at recent developments, there are reasons to doubt that this remains true: […]

The former chief of the World Trade Organization, Pascal Lamy, believes Taiwan’s best hope for coping with a potential US-China trade war is to protect the multilateral trading system. In Taiwan for an international conference, Lamy warned that Taiwan’s most vulnerable exports were those that ended in the US after being processed in third countries.