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Welcome to the Global Business Dialogue, an association for the Global Business Community and people who care about trade and trade policy. Its principal task is to highlight perspectives on global trade and investment and on the issues and decisions that will shape commerce and the world's business environment in the years ahead.

LAST EVENT:

AFRICA AND AMERICAN TRADE POLICY: AN UPDATE

This session was held at the National Press Club in Washington on September 10, 2014.   Our next event will be announced soon.

RECENT POSTINGS

GBD Events, 2013-2014 – A listing of GBD events, both public and members-only, from January 2013 through September 2014.

August 5, 2014 - The New World of Trade Negotiations -- The View from Africa - a presentation by Richard O. Cunningham, Senior Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, given at Africa, The WTO, and the Future of Multilateral Trade Negotiations. This event was organized by the Cordell Hull Institute, co-sponsored by the Global Business Dialogue, and held at the law offices of Steptoe & Johnson LLP on August 5, 2014. 

August 5, 2014 - African Responses to the WTO Stalemate and Mega-Regionals - a presentation by Millard Arnold, Special Representative, Bowman Gilfillan Inc., law offices, Johannesburg, South Africa, given at Africa, The WTO, and the Future of Multilateral Trade Negotiations. The event was organized by the Cordell Hull Institute, co-sponsored by the Global Business Dialogue, and held at the law offices of Steptoe & Johnson LLP on August 5, 2014.

 TPP DEBATE ON JULY 16

This is an MP3 recording of the debate on the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement which was hosted by the Global Business Dialogue and held at the National Press Club on July 16, 2014. The title of the event was TPP: Too Risky To Pass Or Too Risky To Pass Up? The debaters were Derek Scissors, Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and Lori Wallach, Director, Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch.

The recording opens with introductory remarks from R .K. "Judge" Morris of the Global Business Dialogue and then moves to presentations and responses from Mr. Scissors and Ms. Wallach.

POSTING FROM A RECENT EVENT: CHAIRMAN CAMP AT GBD ON JUNE 19

This is a video recording from the GBD event on June 19 with the Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, the Hon. Dave Camp (R-MI).  The title of Chairman Camp's speech was The  Trade Agenda Start with TPA: The Only Road To Getting The Best Trade Deals for America.

Last updated: October 22,,  2014


      THE CURRENT TTALK QUOTE

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ON THE WTO, TRADE FACILITATION AND FOOD SECURITY

"I am not warning you today about a potentially dangerous situation - I am saying that we are in it right now."

Roberto Azevedo
WTO Director-General
October 16, 2014

 


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