The pandemic has unquestionably shaken up trading relationships and supply chains, forcing some businesses to look to new markets or to re-shore their manufacturing capabilities. Even before the outbreak of Covid-19, there was evidence that globalisation has been slowing down and many political agendas have been inward looking or even protectionist. But is this readjustment of trade flows indicative of “slowbalisation”, or are we seeing a permanent move towards de-globalisation? Are there areas, such as digitalisation, that are actually examples of a move towards increased globalisation, where we think nothing of connecting with a customer located a continent away and sharing data, services and skills across cloud platforms?
Our panel will discuss which trend is dominating and talk about what the future holds for your business, the opportunities and risks you need to be aware of and examples of industries who are already adopting these trends and succeeding. All of this will help you understand what strategies your business can adopt, and the credit risks you’ll face.
Daisy McAndrew (former Economics Editor and Chief Political Correspondent for ITV News) will moderate a panel discussion on this subject as part of our Virtual Event Series. This event features:
Click the link below to register and submit your questions for the panel.
Atradius Chief Market Officer, Andreas Tesch, is the host of our virtual event series. With a wealth of experience in risk and the issues facing international trade Andreas is well placed to share his insights into the key areas discussed.
Event moderator, Daisy McAndrew, is an English journalist and former Economic Editor and Chief Political Correspondent for ITV News. Now a freelance presenter, Daisy’s knowledge of world finance and economics makes her an excellent interviewer, skilled at promoting stimulating debates.
As the Covid-19 crisis sent the world into recession, a decade’s worth of unexpected – and at times unprecedented – changes to the trade landscape occurred within months. Amongst these are the long-term impact of the pandemic on the world’s supply chains, the continuous renegotiation of trade tariffs, the rebalancing of world trade relationships, and the growing trends towards trade digitalisation and de-globalisation.
And now, as the world strives to turn the page on the crisis, where do opportunities for business growth lie?
Our webinar series of four virtual interactive events are designed to help your business understand the new international trade environment, navigate trade credit risks and identify business growth opportunities. Do not miss the chance to hear from our speakers, and the additional insight they provided by watching the webinars on demand below:
Event #1 How Covid-19 changed global trade forever
The pandemic accelerated existing trends and shifted the world’s economic centre of gravity.
Event #2: How trade relationships and tariffs are affecting trade worldwide
A reduction in trade policy uncertainty could spur a recovery in the global economy.
Event #3 The impact of digitalisation on Trade
Digitalisation accelerated in the space of 1 – 2 years businesses are adopting new technologies and changing business models that are changing the way we trade, build trust with customers and manage credit risk.