What Future for the Global Trading System? | University of Oxford

What Future for the Global Trading System?

Jonathan Fried, Chair of the WTO General Council, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada
14:00 - 15:30
Blavatnik School of Government
10 Merton Street
Oxford
OX1 4JJ
Lectures and seminars
Free
Yes
Not required

Is the World Trade Organisation still relevant? It is 20 years old and has only just concluded its first deal. Major countries, including the United States and European Union, are negotiating deals outside the WTO. Why is it so hard to reach multilateral agreement? How will trade be governed in the future?