This council will explore the future of the system of International Trade and Investment, comprising the following elements: - Regional/International Trade and Investment as vehicles for sustainable development - Role of investment, trade and competition policies in the future regional integration processes - Digital economy and its impact on economic growth and inclusiveness - Latest developments in the global production and supply chains, shaped by the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Practical reforms to facilitate the flow of goods through customs and across borders
Kimberley Botwright, Policy Analyst, Digital Trade, International Trade & Investment, Kimberley.Botwright@weforum.org
After years of protectionism and economic nationalism, Latin American countries are ready to open up again – just as the rest of the world turns inwards.
Intraregional trade is vital for economic growth in Latin America. To achieve it, these challenges must first be overcome.