Trade in 2021: Five Trends to Watch (February 2021)
Thought Leadership Pieces
2021 will be an important year in international trade. States
continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic and the
resulting economic downturn. A new US administration has just
taken office. Questions remain about tensions in the US-China
relationship. High on the agenda are also digital services trade,
trade and the environment, and the future of multilateralism.
Here are five standout trends for international trade in 2021.