Experts discuss how to strengthen the construction of multilateral trade system with G20 as the plat restorator

The expert hot how to G20 as a platform to strengthen the multilateral trading system construction — Finance — [Abstract] in July 8, 2016, Shanghai University think-tank International Trade Governance and the reform and opening up China Joint Research Center (hereinafter referred to as the "think tank") and the World Trade Organization (WTO) jointly organized the "G20 and strengthen the multilateral trading system" roundtable. From international organizations (especially WTO), government departments as well as the domestic and foreign famous universities and research institutions about 50 experts around the "G20 how to maintain and strengthen the function of the WTO negotiations, regional trade agreements to support the multilateral trading system" and "how to strengthen the transparency of WTO and regulatory functions" discussed three topics. In order to comprehensively promote the strengthening of G20 trade and investment mechanism, to lay a solid foundation for economic and trade achievements of the Hangzhou summit in September, the idea of the idea of the participating experts to sort out and summarize. First, G20 how to maintain and strengthen the negotiation function of WTO WTO chief economist, economic research and Statistics Division, Mr. Robert Koopman believes that global trade growth is slowing, the rise of trade protectionism. At this time, we should pay more attention to the role of the multilateral trading system, efforts to reduce trade costs and promote the increase in global trade. In this regard, he made a few suggestions: first, focus on international trade in e-commerce, small and medium enterprises, trade costs and other issues. Second, on the basis of trade assessment, the trade protection measures for the development of more clear guidelines and recommendations. Third, in addition to the members, to discuss strengthening the related business and other stakeholders, to strengthen the WTO and business dialogue, understand each other’s needs and mode of operation, so as to promote e-commerce and other new negotiations. United Nations International Trade Center (ITC) chief economist Marion Jansen believes that G20 is actually a business summit. G20’s current forum provides a wide range of communication options for leaders, and offers ample opportunities for communication with issues that are not appropriate for the discussion of the forum. G20 as a platform for global regulation, should provide solutions for WTO negotiations, so that all parties have the opportunity to express their demands. In addition, the biggest advantage of G20 is not only to discuss trade issues, but also in the top leaders to discuss a wide range of economic and development issues. This is its biggest added value. Zhang Yuejiao, an appeals judge at WTO, noted that tariffs have increased in some countries and regions in recent years. Because of the economic cost of anti-dumping investigation and the time cost is higher, some countries and regions to abandon the use of anti-dumping measures, but by reducing the tax cost to sell at a low price, which can further stimulate the development of an industry. The appearance of these situations is not conducive to the development of WTO, which is the core of trade freedom, and is a difficult problem in the post Nairobi era. At the same time, she pointed out that the developing countries are facing the problem of human resources challenges in professional knowledge, access to information, communication and other aspects of less developed countries, the gap between the technical level and greatly hindered the)相关的主题文章: