DMCC launch its latest report on the “Future of Trade” – Live Stream

DMCC launch its latest report on the “Future of Trade” – Live Stream

DMCC, the world’s flagship Free Zone and Dubai government authority on commodities trade and enterprise, is launching its latest report on the ‘Future of Trade’ at London’s Altitude at 11am on 15 May 2018.

Topics to be addressed include:

– Could reducing supply chain barriers to trade increase global GDP by nearly 5% and trade volumes by 15%? – Cost of trade globally is $1.8 trillion. 20% of that cost is related to paperwork. Could blockchain change the game?

– Are the rules of engagement for global trade changing in the wake of Brexit, trade tariff disagreements and protectionism? – China is expected to free up nearly 85 million labour-intensive manufacturing jobs between 2016 and 2030. Will Africa be the next manufacturing hub?

– 50% of SME’s applications for funding are rejected. Could tech bridge the $1.5tn trade finance gap?

– Imports from Belt and Road countries increased faster than exports for the first time in 2017. Is Belt and Road changing the future of trade, and who really stands to gain?

Building on research conducted over the last 12 months, The Future of Trade brings together the collective thinking of 250 global industry leaders, academics and experts across 6 leading commodity trade hubs, London, Zurich, Dubai, Singapore, Johannesburg and Hong Kong. In addition to comprehensive quantitative research by The Centre for Economics and Business Research.

Guests to discuss the report:

Nina Skero
Head of Macroeconomics, Cebr

Gautam Sashittal
Sinan Ozcan
Senior Executive Officer, Maersk
Declan Curry- panel host
Journalist and Broadcaster

You can view a live stream of the launch of the report on the link here: