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Unilateralism will cause more uncertainty in 2020: Expert

Nov 04, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

The year 2020 presents a confusing picture on the international trade front.

Regional trade initiatives are likely to make headway, but unilateralism and protectionism will advance as well.

And fragmentation in the fields of technology, trade and investments will mean inefficiencies, slow growth and inadequate job creation.

These are the views of Ms Arancha Gonzalez, an assistant secretary-general of the United Nations and executive director of the Geneva-based International...