Is international trade in good or bad shape?
A debate is raging about the future of globalisation. Concerns about supply-side shocks unleashed by the Covid pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have led some to argue that globalisation has gone too far. The just-in-time mentality has become outdated, and resilient and robust supply chains are back in vogue.
In response to the Intellectual Property waiver proposal submitted to the WTO TRIPS Council by India and South Africa in October 2020 (revised in May 2021), the Ministerial Decision on the TRIPS Agreement, adopted at the 12th WTO Ministeri
What are the ‘health conditions’ of international trade? Since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, the future of globalisation has been debated. The conflict sparked an economic shock, with energy prices skyrocketing and 'bottlenecks' emerging along some key supply chains related to agricultural commodities. The dialogue between non-western powers, as opposed to typically Euro-Atlantic for a, such as G7 and NATO, suddenly turned tense.