Global Trade and Supply Chain Summit 2023

Global Trade and Supply Chain Summit 2023

How to transform trade to fuel growth and new globalisation

In its third year, Economist Impact’s Global Trade and Supply Chain Summit brings together business leaders and policymakers to discuss the implications of trade policy and practical business logistics.

The summit convenes thought leaders from the entire trade and supply-chain ecosystem and high-level government representatives.

Topics include supply chain diversification from China, handling sustainability, product traceability, managing data in digital trade, supply chain resilience and trade in emerging regions, among others.

Register here and join us for the Global Trade and Supply Chain Summit on September 19th and 20th.

Economist Impact’s decision to host the summit in Dubai reflects the ongoing transformation and regionalisation of global trade and supply chains, and the important role played by emerging markets like the Middle East, Africa and South-East Asia.

This event welcomes a wide variety of attendees, including business leaders, financiers and academics, underscoring that diversity in the conversation leads to wise reforms and concrete actions.

Speakers include:

  • Thani Al Zeyoudi, minister of state for foreign trade, UAE

  • Bertrand Conqueret, president global supply chain company and corporate senior vice president purchasing, Henkel

  • Thina Wallin, vice-president, procurement and supply chain, Schneider Electric

  • Sophie Öhrström, executive vice-president, global planning, merchandising and logistics, Gant

  • Leila Afas, director, global public policy, Toyota

  • Assel Zhanassova, CEO, Kazpost, former vice-minister of trade and integration, Republic of Kazakhstan

  • Ralph Ossa, chief economist, WTO

  • Marion Jansen, director of the trade and agriculture directorate, OECD

  • Beata Javorcik, chief economist, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

  • Allen Sophia Asiimwe, deputy CEO and chief of programmes, TradeMark Africa

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