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Friday, September 25 • 8:00am - 8:30am
Trade in the Time of COVID

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What the pandemic means for the global economy.

This session was available to ticket holders of the 2020 Texas Tribune Festival for the duration of the monthlong event.

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This session is presented by Neste and supported by The University of Texas at Austin. Media support is provided by the Financial Times.

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James Politi

World Trade Editor for The Financial Times
Politi covers international trade, U.S. trade policy, globalization, the IMF and the World Bank as  the world trade editor for The Financial Times. Previously, he served as the FT’s Rome bureau chief, where he led the coverage of Italian politics, economics and the Vatican. Politi... Read More →

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Karen Pierce

British Ambassador to the U.S.
Pierce has served as the british ambassador to the U.S. at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office since March 2020. Previously, she served as the United Kingdom’s permanent representative to the United Nations in New York from 2006 to 2009, where she acted as the president of the UN... Read More →
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Antonio Garza

Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico
Garza served as the U.S. ambassador to Mexico from 2002 to 2009. He is currently counsel to White & Case in Mexico City and serves as a trustee to Southern Methodist University. He is a past president of the University of Texas at Austin's alumni association. Garza has also served... Read More →
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Earl Anthony Wayne

Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico
Wayne is a former U.S. ambassador to Mexico and to Argentina and a former deputy ambassador in Afghanistan. Previously, he worked for three U.S. secretaries of state as the assistant secretary of state for economic and business affairs. Wayne is a public policy fellow at the Woodrow... Read More →

Friday September 25, 2020 8:00am - 8:30am CDT