The E15 engages key stakeholders – trade and investment policy makers, business and thought leaders – in policy dialogues in Geneva and around the world to explore and help validate ideas, align interests and strengthen the impetus for change.

Expert Group and Task Force Workshops

Second Expert Group Workshop on Industrial Policy

04 - 05 December 2014 , Geneva

The E15 Expert Group on Reinvigorating Manufacturing: New Industrial Policy and the Trade System met for the second time on 4-5 December 2014 in Geneva to continue discussions from the group’s first meeting. The group reviewed a number of think pieces and background papers focused on topics including mega-regionals and new industrial policy; the use of new industrial policies to meet economic, social and environmental objectives; industrial policy flexibility in the context of the WTO dispute settlement system; green industrial policies and the WTO’s Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures; and investment and FDI promotion policies.

Attendance at this event was by invitation only.