« The world is still heading to integration »

The former head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) said China and the United States should embrace free competition over a tit-for-tat trade war in talks that could have a profound effect on the fate of globalization.

Speaking to Caixin during the Paris Peace Forum last week, Pascal Lamy, WTO director-general from 2005 to 2013, dismissed the idea that globalization is backsliding, insisting that “the world is still heading to integration.”