Former WTO head Lamy hails ‘good ceasefire’ on US-EU trade

The meeting between Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Trump has resulted in a compromise on the future of trade policy. Pascal Lamy, as former general director of the WTO and president emeritus of the Institute, is interviewed by Stephen Carroll for France 24 English.

|   26/07/2018               |   France 24 English             |   Lamy Pascal             |   Europe in the world

A truce has been reached in trade tensions between the United States and the European Union – at least for now. Donald Trump and Jean-Claude Juncker reached a deal of sorts at their meeting in Washington on Wednesday. But has a trade war actually been averted, and what’s the future for trade relations between the world’s major economies? Pascal Lamy, former head of the World Trade Organization, gives us his take.