Pestilence, Famine, War… Death? The Future of Trade
Market & Economies
March 13, 2023
Supply chains and trading relationships have been through a lot: COVID-19, labor shortages, shipping container shortages, food shortages, inflation, the energy shock, the Ukraine crisis, conscious decoupling, friend shoring, industrial policy, massive subsidies – all of which have placed unprecedented strain on the global economy. Some traditional relationships have weakened while new ones have formed. Experts reflect on what has worked, what has not, and what the future might hold for supply chains and trade relationships.
Director-General, DG Trade, European Commission
Sabine Weyand is the Director-General for Trade for the European Commission.
Alan Wm. Wolff
Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics and former Deputy Director General, World Trade Organization
Ambassador Alan Wm. Wolff is a distinguished visiting fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.
Senior Vice President, Volkswagen Group of America
Anna Schneider is a self-proclaimed automotive lobbyist with a 35-year career representing some of the largest international automobile companies.
Director International Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Isabelle Icso advocates for the Chamber’s international trade and investment priorities before the Administration, Congress, and foreign governments.