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diversification as a response to trade disruptions: perspectives from new zealand and chile

the latin america centre of asia-pacific excellence warmly invites you to this bilateral webinar co-hosted with the center for international studies of the catholic university of chile.

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the event will explore:

  • covid’s effects on global value chains (as experienced by new zealand and chile as south pacific commodity exporters)
  • geopolitical tensions that preceded the pandemic
  • a potential future of “slow globalisation”, and
  • new zealand-chilean collaboration around trade diversification.


perspectives will be shared by eminent speakers from both countries:

  • dr alan bollard, chair for pacific region business at victoria university of wellington, and former apec executive director
  • vangelis vitalis, deputy secretary, trade and economic, mfat
  • rodrigo yañez, vice-minister of international economic relations, chilean ministry of foreign affairs
  • hermann gonzález, macroeconomic coordinator, latin american center for economic and social policies, catholic university of chile
  • professor jorge sahd, director of the center for international studies at the catholic university of chile (ceiuc); and
  • stephanie honey, associate director of the new zealand international business forum
date thursday, 26 november 2020
time 8:30am - 10:00am
event type webinar
costno cost

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