European Trade, Updates on Policy and Predictions for 2020
Following a broad introduction of the global trade political environment and its major implications for the textile and apparel business the session will zoom in on the European trade political landscape. Trade policy is purely the domain of European decisionmaking; individual countries’ opinions are only visible behind the scenes. So it takes an expert on European affairs to comprehend and predict European trade policymaking. The session will give an overview of recent FTAs and FTAs in the making, on customs rules and on other technical matters that companies sometimes only realize are important to them when it hits them.