Amber Road, the leader of Global Trade Management software solutions, is proud to participate in the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Public Forum this year, "Trade: Behind the Headlines." The WTO Forum is the largest annual outreach event, which provides a platform for participants to discuss the latest developments in world trade and to propose ways of enhancing the multilateral trading system.In this blog entry, we reflect on some of the interesting views we are hearing first-hand at the event.
When asked how to make trade more inclusive for everyone, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director for the International Monetary Fund (IMF), stated that while global trade has created major growth, it has also created drawbacks and inequalities for some sectors, which were not able to adapt, and left some people behind. This cannot be ignored and now strongly affect perceptions of global trade.
This post was published on September 27, 2017 and updated on September 27, 2017.