Ministerial Meeting 2017: Stocktaking on globalisation


item 3: stocktaking on globalisation - opportunities and challenges of economic integration

Wednesday 7 June 2017 - 11:00



The Economic Outlook presentation was followed by a high-level panel, featuring the OECD Secretary-General as well as the MCM Chair, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, Mr. Anders Samuelsen, the MCM Vice-Chair, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment of Australia, Mr Steven Ciobo, as well as other Ministers (TBC).

This panel:

  • examined the benefits of globalisation and how the current backlash against globalisation can be understood
  • highlighted the global economic gains of globalisation and how productivity growth and job creation can be best enhanced with trade and international investment
  • discussed the uneven benefits of globalisation across people, sectors, regions and localities in OECD countries and Partner economies
  • debated how domestic policies, international policy making and cooperation can help make globalisation more inclusive and fairer



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