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Corporate subsidies by China, the EU, and the US: Time for reforms?
Corporate subsidies are a major source of controversy in the world trading system. Despite its harmful effect on mutual trust and reciprocity among trading nations, at present there are no serious attempts to find common ground. In this webinar, Global Trade Alert Founder Simon Evenett and a panel of experts discussed the urgent need to renew multilateral cooperation on the issue of subsidies.
Resilience in an increasingly multipolar global economy
As part of the Chatham House Global Trade Conference 2021, Research Fellow Stewart Paterson and other panelists discussed how intensifying geopolitical competition is shaping global trade and increasing the likelihood of supply chain shocks. They also explored what businesses can do to make their operations more resilient in an increasingly multipolar world.
The Wall Street Journal wins 2021 Hinrich trade reporting award
The Wall Street Journal has won the Hinrich Foundation Award for Distinguished Reporting on Trade from the National Press Foundation for its coverage of how Beijing has used its power and political leverage to give Chinese companies a permanent advantage in the global marketplace. The winning team of six Journal foreign correspondents who reported from Asia and Europe was Valentina Pop (now with the Financial Times in Brussels), Sha Hua, Stu Woo, Daniel Michaels, Matthew Dalton and Yang Jie.
Curbing data flows: Digital sovereignty on the rise
The rise of data sovereignty is complicating efforts to build a global consensus on shared rules for governing cross-border data flows. In this webinar hosted by the Hinrich Foundation, four expert panelists shared their insights and recommendations as the potential fragmentation of the global digital economy prompts critical questions. Will stricter regulation impede international trade? Should policymakers wield power over data in ways that limit its utility for society at large?
Can border taxes end carbon leakage and help reduce greenhouse emissions?
The European Commission is working to implement climate measures to prevent carbon leakage, including its proposed carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM). Featuring three experts from Covington and Burling, the World Bank, and Politico Europe, this National Press Foundation (NPF) webinar explored the concept behind CBAM and its potential implications for global trade.
The weaponization of global value chains
The race to achieve technological supremacy, which is at the heart of the US-China power rivalry, is affecting the world more profoundly than most realize. Hinrich Foundation Research Fellow Alex Capri explains this phenomenon of "techno-nationalism" in a recent webinar hosted by the Foreign Press Correspondent Association (US) and supported by the Hinrich Foundation.