The contestation between Great Powers continues to loom large in the minds of people in many countries. The COVID-19 pandemic is pressing some countries to pursue vaccine nationalism and trade protectionism at the expense of others. These developments have put economic multilateralism at the crossroads. Against this backdrop, this webinar examines how multilateral platforms namely the Pacific Alliance-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA), Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) can be used to galvanise trade and economic relations and boost cooperation going forward.
Last updated on 14/07/2021