Source: British House Of Lords News
10 May 2019
The House of Lords International Relations Committee holds a one-off evidence session on the global economy, ahead of the 2019 G20 Summit on 28-29 June in Osaka Japan.
Wednesday 15 May in Committee Room 4, Palace of Westminster
Alan Wheatley, Associate Fellow, Global Economy and Finance, Chatham House
Dr Linda Yueh, Fellow in Economics, University of Oxford
How important a role has the G20 played in global economic governance, and to what extent does it remain fit for that purpose?
How would you characterise the state of the global economy? What are the most important economic issues and trends that will be discussed at the G20 Summit in June?
Are there issues on which the G20 is likely to make progress at the Summit in June?
To what extent is the threat of a ‘trade war’ between the United States and China now a reality, and how will it affect the forthcoming G20 Summit in June?
Asian countries have become increasingly influential in the global economy. To what extent is this demonstrated at G20 meetings?
How could the G20 be improved, and what should the UK do to achieve this?