Nikkei Asian Review – Trade is not to blame for joblessness, WTO chief says

Roberto Azevedo describes how technology is a primary driver of job loss and offers support for continued efforts to pass ‘TPP 11’ after the exit of the U.S. in January.

May 22, 2017

‘The director-general of the World Trade Organization on Monday pushed back against one of the central notions behind the spread of protectionism: that trade leads to unemployment. He also suggested that forging ahead with the Trans-Pacific Partnership, following the U.S. withdrawal, could encourage others to pursue trade liberalization.’

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