Implications for Developing Countries of Mega-Regionals

Implications for Developing Countries of Mega-Regionals
Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
9:00 – 9:30
Opening Keynote Remarks
Sudhanshu Pandey, Joint Secretariat, Department of Commerce,
Government of India (Video conference)
Le Chi Dzung, Economic Counselor, Embassy of Vietnam
9:30 – 10:00
Mega-regional Trade Agreements: Implications for Developing
Countries and the International Trade System
Peter Allgeier, Coalition of Services Industries
Kimberly Elliott, Center for Global Development
10:00 – 11:00
Implications for Brazil
Presentation – Paolo Sotero, Woodrow Wilson Center for International
Scholars (featuring a paper by Ambassador Hugueney, former Brazilian
Ambassador to WTO and China)
Discussant – Carolina Costa, McLarty Associates
11:00 – 11:15
Coffee break
11:15 – 12:15
Implications for India
Presentation – Harsha V. Singh, International Institute for Sustainable
Development, International Center for Trade and Sustainable Development
Discussant – Jayanta Roy, Deloitte Consulting LLC
12:15 – 2:00
Ronaldo Costa, Ministry of External Relations Department, Brazil (Video
Dan Ciuriak, CD Howe Institute
Aluisio de Lima Campos, American University Law School