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THINK TANK: Subsidies wars and supply chain diversification efforts

Preventing a subsidies war, export restrictions, non-economic objectives, the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework and reducing critical dependencies have all been in the spotlight for international think tanks. Here are some highlights from the last fortnight, where heavy-hitters have chimed into today’s existential debates on the future of the trading system.

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Blog: Climate change, migration and trade policy – how to enable sustainable development

Borderlex hosted a panel discussion at the World Trade Organization’s Public Forum in Geneva on ‘How trade policy can make (climate) migration work’. Below you will find some key take-aways from this session, including quickly actionable policy recommendations. ***

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INTERVIEW – Arancha González: Trade doesn’t work in isolation from good domestic policies

WTO member countries must align their domestic policies with their trade policy if the benefits of globalisation are to be fully realised – and accepted by the population. This was the core message from academic and former senior trade official Arancha González in a wide-ranging interview with Borderlex at the …

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Week in Brussels: Mercosur, Ukrainian grain, raw materials, SMEI, South Korea

The highlight of this week in Brussels – indeed, one of the highlights of the political calendar – was the annual State of the Union speech given by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday (13 September). Borderlex covered von der Leyen’s core announcement, that of an anti-subsidy …