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Covid-19 and Trade

TRIPS and Jabs-vaccine patent waivers and the WTO

Stuart Harbinson published this article as a fellow of the Asia Global Institute at The University of Hong Kong.   Full text of this article can be viewed via:

WTO Reform

China’s proposal on WTO reform

In October, Xinquan Tu, FMG member and Dean and Professor of the China Institute for WTO Studies of UIBE, China authored this paper, which is published in Chinese.   Full text of this paper can be viewed via: 

WTO members find a new (and successful) approach to negotiations

In August 2023, Alan Wolff authored this paper as FMG member and former Deputy Director-General of the WTO.   Full text of this paper can be viewed via: 


Revisiting the China–Japan Rare Earths dispute of 2010

On 19 July 2023, Simon Evenett, FMG member and Professor of International Trade at the University of St. Gallen co-authored this paper with Johannes Fritz, CEO of St. Gallen Endowment for Prosperity Through Trade and published it on VoxEU.   This paper can be...

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