Past Event

How trade can support post-pandemic recovery: A conversation with the IMF’s Kristalina Georgieva

Cecilia Malmström (PIIE) and Kristalina Georgieva (International Monetary Fund)


July 21, 2021 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM EDT
Virtual Event

This episode introduces our new host of Trade Winds, Cecilia Malmström, former European commissioner for trade and now PIIE nonresident senior fellow. Anabel González will return periodically as special guest host.


Event Summary

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) extended important financial relief and assistance to support members during the pandemic, but what comes next? How does the IMF assess the prospects for recovery? Can the trading system facilitate the equitable distribution of vaccines? And as governments explore ways to reduce carbon emissions, what role will climate play in the future global trading system?

Joining this episode of Trade Winds were:


Cecilia Malmström
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)


Kristalina Georgieva
Managing Director, International Monetary Fund


Trade Winds is a monthly virtual event series hosted by Cecilia Malmström that explores the future of global commerce in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic, including ways that international cooperation on trade can accelerate the recovery. Features episodes with special guest host Anabel González.