world trade report

Launch of the World Trade Report 2020

Title of the Report: "Government policies to promote innovation in the digital age"

Geneva, WTO Headquarters


Live webcasting


Opening remarks by Deputy Director-General Xiaozhun Yi


Brief presentation of the Report by staff of the Economic Research and Statistics Division


Panel discussion moderated by Robert B. Koopman, WTO Chief Economist

The panel is composed of:

  • Prof Mariana Mazzucato, Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value, University College London (UCL)
  • Dr Debora Revoltella, Director of the Economics Department of European Investment Bank
  • Dr Harsha Vardhana Singh, former WTO Deputy Director-General
  • Ms Low Yen Ling, Minister of State for the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), Singapore

This event will be available virtually for WTO Members and Observers, and by invitation for external participants. A registration link and practical details for attendance will be communicated shortly.



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