Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis participates in G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting

Executive Vice-President and acting Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis will participate today in the meeting of G20 Trade and Investment Ministers. Following two earlier G20 meetings held this year devoted to handling of coronavirus crisis, today’s videoconference will be an occasion to discuss the issues included in the initial agenda of the Saudi presidency: recent international trade developments, the WTO reform, economic diversification, investment and competitiveness of micro-small-and-medium size enterprises (MSME). On the latter subject, the Ministers are expected to adopt Policy Guidelines to Boost MSME Competitiveness. They will also issue conclusions on technical assistance for investment attraction and get updated on the Riyadh Initiative on the Future of the WTO, as well as on best practices on trade in services and on special economic zones.