Episode 842: Showdown at the WTO

Pascal Lamy, former director of the WTO and President emeritus of the Jacques Delors Institute, is interviewed by Sarah Gonzalez and Robert Smith to discuss about the showdown between the WTO and the United States since the election of Donald Trump.

|   18/05/2018               |   National Public Radio (NPR)             |   Lamy Pascal             |   Economics and finance

Twenty three years ago, the United States and just about every country in the world decided that they were going to create a common set of rules about trade. Rule one: If anyone broke these rules, everyone would immediately report to a lake in Switzerland—home of the World Trade Organization.