TF 3 – Trade, Investment and Growth

Trade, Investment and Growth

Policy areas:

  • WTO Reform agenda
  • Digital trade: barriers to online trade, cross-border data flows, and SMEs access
  • Investment: sustainability, screening and digital FDIs
  • Trade and sustainable supply chains
  • Industrial subsidies: domestic distortions and reform proposals
  • SMEs and trade finance
  • Agricultural trade in a post-pandemic world

Lead Co-Chair:

Pier Carlo Padoan

Vice President, IAI


Abla Abdel Latif  

Executive Director and Director of Research, Egyptian Center for Economic Studies – ECES

Mehmet Sait Akman  

Director G20 Studies Center – The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey – TEPAV

Jane Drake-Brockman 

Institute for International Trade – University of Adelaide

Anabel Gonzalez 

WTO Deputy Director General

Paolo Guerrieri 

Visiting Professor – Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences-Po (Paris) and the Business School of the University of San Diego

Giorgio Sacerdoti 

Professor of International and European Law – Bocconi University

Lucia Tajoli 

Senior Associate Research Fellow – ISPI; Professor of Economic Policy – Politecnico di Milano

Tu Xinquan

Dean and Professor of the China Institute for WTO Studies – University of International Economics and Business


Fabrizio Botti

Senior Fellow (IAI)

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