September 27, 2017

WTO launches 2017 World Trade Report on trade, technology and jobs

Technology and trade have propelled the global economy through a period of great dynamism over the past quarter of a century but – as with any economic advance – there has also been disruption. The 2017 edition of the WTO’s flagship publication, the World Trade Report, examines how technology and trade affect labour markets. The Report, launched today (27 September) at the WTO Public Forum, notes that continued economic progress hinges on the ability of societies to remain open to trade and technological advance, while also being able to adjust, adapt and promote greater inclusiveness.

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