At 2022 World Trade Dinner, NFTC Foundation Recognizes Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Senator Pat Toomey, White House's Peter Harrell

The National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) Foundation hosted its annual World Trade Dinner and Awards Ceremony in-person after a two-year hiatus.This year, NFTC honored Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Senator Pat Toomey and featured remarks by Peter Harrell, Senior Director for International Economics and Competitiveness, NSC.

WTO Director General Cautions Against Fragmentation of the Global Economy

WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala told the National Foreign Trade Council that “fragmentation can be costly … if the world economy breaks into two trading blocs there would be an estimated fall in the long run level of real global GDP of about 5%,”

White House calls for ‘global, interoperable, reliable, and secure’ internet

In remarks during the National Foreign Trade Council’s annual dinner, he called out Russian propaganda and cyber-attacks in the wake of its attack on Ukraine as evidence that the declaration is “all the more timely and important.”

Toomey: Biden in some ways is too much like Trump on trade

“I was very critical of the Trump administration for many of the things they did on the trade front that was really motivated by protectionism,” Toomey said in remarks at the National Foreign Trade Council’s annual dinner. “I’m disappointed with the Biden administration is following the lead of the Trump administration when it comes to trade.”


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