Rising protectionism – what are the trends and how is the digital economy affected?

Developments in recent years indicate that support for free trade is weakening. How is increased protectionism being manifested? What is the impact of policy changes and trade barriers on the digital economy?


Simon Evenett, Professor of international trade and economic development at the University of St. Gallen and coordinator of Global Trade Alert and Digital Policy Alert

Per-Arne Hjelmborn, Director-General for Trade at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Joakim Reiter, Group External Affairs Director at Vodafone Group

Ulf Pehrsson, Vice President Government & Industry Relations at Ericsson

Mia Horn af Rantzien, CEO at SNS, will moderate the discussion.