Former WTO chief Pascal Lamy explained to Nick Ferrari what UK-EU trading would look like without a deal. “This Australia-like deal is a nice way of saying this is WTO terms. Because as you rightly said a moment ago, Australia and the EU do not have a trade agreement. “So for the moment Australia and […]

Data and privacy will be Brexit battlegrounds, by Tony Connelly In September 2018, the Marriott hotel chain discovered that the private details of up to 339 million people had been stolen from the company’s guest reservation database in a massive hacking operation going back years. Names and addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, passport numbers, credit card […]

President Donald Trump’s policies on trade do not work because imposing tariffs on goods from certain countries will result in product being imported from other nations, former World Trade Organization Director General Pascal Lamy said. Placing duties on Chinese goods to reduce the U.S. trade shortfall “is all wrong, because the trade deficit is not […]

Spanish Version : “No tenemos un acuerdo australiano. No existe”, insiste Pascal Lamy. “Si entras en la tienda de acuerdos comerciales tienes una gran variedad de opciones, debes elegir. Es como una liga de fútbol. Hay la primera divisón, la segunda, la tercera, la cuarta… Por el momento, Reino Unido juega en la liga número […]

This chapter should be cited as : Lamy, P. (2019), ‘NTM in ASEAN Looking Ahead: From Protection to Precaution’, in Ing, L.Y., R. Peters and O. Cadot (eds.), Regional Integration and Non-Tariff Measures in ASEAN. Jakarta: ERIA, pp.1─4. CHAPTER 1 NTMs in ASEAN Looking Ahead: From Protection to Precaution The relative importance of tariff measures […]

How to fight the negative impact of tourism in high density tourist zones I will be speaking not only in my PEEC capacity, but also as Chair of the World Committee on Tourism Ethics, which sits by the UNWTO in Madrid. The purpose of this committee is to advocate, monitor, interpret and apply what used […]