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July/August 2020 Issue

July/August 2020 Issue

The World Trade System with Covid-19

Contents : July/August 2020 Issue (No. 232)
The World Trade System with Covid-19
Publisher's Note : July/August 2020 Issue (No. 232)
How Will the Covid-19 Pandemic Change the New International Order?
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Lead
The World Trade System with Covid-19
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 1
Issues for Discussion on Possible New World Trade Order in a Post-Covid-19 World
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 2
Interview with Dr. Paul Sheard, Senior Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government
The Pandemic Will Transform the Global Economy & International Relations
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 3
Interview with Prof. Yunling Zhang, Director of the Chinese Academy of Social Science
Restoring Multilateralism Key to Saving the Global Economy from the Coronavirus
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 4
Has Populism Peaked?
By Matthew Goodwin
Cover Story 5
WTO Reform – Its Prospects & Possibility
By Gary Hawke
Cover Story 6
What the Covid-19 Crisis Means for the WTO Trading System
By Kiichiro Fukasaku
Cover Story 7
AWay Forward – or Backward – for the WTO?
By Reinhard Drifte
Cover Story 8
The Unsettled Global Trading Order & Japan
By Yuka Fukunaga
Cover Story 9
Global Collective Action – the Case for Minimalist Strategies
By Jean Pisani-Ferry
Cover Story 10
China & the Emerging Geopolitical Dimension of Technical Standardization
By John Seaman
Cover Story 11
Digital Megaregulation Continued: the Regulation of Cross-Border Data Flows in International Economic Law
By Thomas Streinz
Special Article 1
Who Has Access to Personal Data? Data Transaction Regulations in China
By Mariko Watanabe
Special Article 2
Chinese Economic Outlook Under the Coronavirus Crisis
By Long Ke
Special Article 3
Redistributing Happiness: How Social Policies Shape Life Satisfaction (Part 1)
By Hiroshi Ono & Kristen Schultz Lee
Economists' Views on the Global Economy
How a Big Impact from Covid-19 on SME Finance & Infrastructure Maintenance Can Be Avoided
By Naoyuki Yoshino, Nella Hendriyetty & Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary
A Reader's Response
Fallout from Covid-19: Japanese, S. Korean & US Companies Likely to Relocate Production Bases from China to India
By Rajaram Panda
Economic Indictors for Japan
Base Year Revision to the Indices of Tertiary Industry Activity
By Nobuo Iizuka

【Next Issue】 For our Sept./Oct. 2020 issue, we are happy to introduce METI’s White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2020, presenting METI’s analysis and views on the global economy and trade affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, the deepest slowdown since World War II. Our next issue will be published on our website on Sept. 10, 2020.