Supply chains in a world of conflict and COVID-19 (Session 1): Next STEP Global Conference 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed vulnerabilities in global supply chains, putting new pressures on countries to become more self-sufficient. On November 1, in the first panel session of the Next STEP Global Conference, experts discussed the need for international cooperation to avoid a dangerous trend toward protectionism and nationalism in the global economy.

Moderator: Danny Quah, Dean and Li Ka Shing Professor in Economics, LKYSPP at National University of Singapore


Muhamad Chatib Basri, former Indonesian Finance Minister
Chad P. Bown, Reginald Jones Senior Fellow, PIIE
Michael Buchanan, Head of Portfolio Strategy & Risk Group, Temasek
Jacqueline Poh, Managing Director, Singapore Economic Development Board
Tsai Ming-Kai, Chairman, MediaTek Inc.

The Next STEP Global Conference is an annual dialogue where leaders meet to address challenges to human well-being arising from economic instability, insecurity, and exclusion. The event is hosted by the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) at the National University of Singapore.

For more information, visit piie.com/nextstep.
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