January 24, 2020

Trade; Economic Stimulus; the Ag Economy and Risk Management Issues

Trade Issues

Chris Bryant reported on Friday at the Financial Times Online that, “Leading financial and economic institutions joined Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, in calling on Thursday for countries to prevent their economic stimulus packages from harming global trade.

“The leaders of organisations including the World Trade Organisation, International Monetary Fund and World Bank issued a joint statement in Berlin declaring openness to trade and cross-border investment to be ‘the best preconditions for ensuring that economic momentum is regained on a global scale’”.