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Hinrich Foundation Award for Distinguished Reporting on Trade
Applications for the annual Hinrich Foundation Award for Distinguished Reporting on Trade are now open. Deadline for submission is Thursday, September 30, 2021. This award is open to any professional journalist whose work is published by a reputable news organization.
Price hike? Covering China's food security strategy
As part of the country's five-year plan to achieve "absolute" food security, China's stockpiling of staples in recent years had exacerbated price swings in the global market. Should other nations be worried? Featuring three experts, this Hinrich Foundation-sponsored National Press Foundation (NPF) webinar looks at China's food security program and its implications for global food trade.
Global Trade Virtual Week: From Survival Mode to Sustainability
Hinrich Foundation Senior Research Fellow Stephen Olson presented the key findings of the latest iteration of the biannual Sustainable Trade Index on July 1, during The Economist's Global Trade Virtual Week. Attended by over 4,000 individuals, the event was held from June 28th to July 2nd on the theme of "Prosperity powered by trust: technology, data and supply chain resilience".
Globinar featuring global trade leader Merle Hinrich
The Global Chamber invited Hinrich Foundation Founder Merle Hinrich for a dialogue on the evolution of trade in Asia. Watch a replay of the discussion to understand the key driving forces, and the importance of mutually beneficial trade for a sustainable future. The discussion was moderated by Doug Bruhnke, Founder/CEO of the Global Chamber.
Advancing sustainable development with FDI: Why policy must be reset
In many countries, foreign direct investment, or FDI, outperforms aid, remittances, and portfolio investments as the largest source of external financing. FDI creates jobs, boosts productivity, and brings management expertise and technology. Since the Global Financial Crisis of 2009, however, annual inflows of FDI have been in decline. Given the increasing needs of developing economies following the Covid-19 pandemic, what can be done to reverse the decline and advance FDI as an engine for sustainable development?