The Threats of Protectionism in Deep Crises


  • Lechthaler
  • W.
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  • During deep crisis the temptation to enact protectionist measures is especially strong.
  • Protectionist measures are hard to draw back once installed.
  • Therefore, it is crucial withstand the temptation of protectionism and to defend the open rules-based order of international trade with all strength.


Key Words

  • COVID19
  • Protectionism
  • recession
  • Tariffs
  • trade war