On 27 September TradeUp (a Grow VC Group company) Founder Kati Suominen joined the plenary meeting of theWorld Trade Organization’s Public Forum, that brings together all key players in international trade for three days of deliberations in Geneva. Suominen spoke of ways in which the WTO and the international trade community can advance small and mid-size companies’ trade through new rules on trade facilitation, online payments, finance, and digital policies. You can hear her remarks here, scrolling down.
The high-level panel featured also Roberto Azevêdo, Director-General of the WTO, Rt Hon Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for International Trade of the United Kingdom, Robert B. Koopman, Chief Economist of the WTO, Manuel Aldrete, General Manager of Chicza Rainforest, Sherill Quintana, Owner and Founding President of Oryspa and Hildegunn Nordas, Senior Trade Policy Analyst at the OECD.
Suominen spoke at two other panels at the forum on digitization of trade and opportunities ecommerce opens to small busineses.
Read more about international trade and its finance at TradeUp site.
TradeUp Founder Kati Suominen (right) with UK’s Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox and WTO’s Chief Economist Robert Koopman
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