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On his last days as the Chief Trade Economist of the European Commission, Lucian Cernat talks to Oscar Guinea about the evolution of EU Trade Policy during his tenure. The discussion covers the relevance of SMEs and the benefits they gain from engaging in trade, the importance of evidence-based policy-making, trade in services, and the possibilities that Blockchain technology may bring to international trade.
They also talk about how the Covid-19 crisis, the most severe event affecting world trade, highlighted the need for rigorous analysis of possible vulnerabilities in European supply chains.
The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not reflect an official position of the European Commission.