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Lords Committee to quiz experts ahead of G20

10 May 2019

The House of Lords International Relations Committee holds a one-off evidence session on the global economy, ahead of the 2019 G20 Summit on 28-29 June in Osaka Japan.


Wednesday 15 May in Committee Room 4, Palace of Westminster

At 10.40am

  • Alan Wheatley, Associate Fellow, Global Economy and Finance, Chatham House
  • Dr Linda Yueh, Fellow in Economics, University of Oxford

Possible questions 

  • How important a role has the G20 played in global economic governance, and to what extent does it remain fit for that purpose?
  • How would you characterise the state of the global economy? What are the most important economic issues and trends that will be discussed at the G20 Summit in June?
  • Are there issues on which the G20 is likely to make progress at the Summit in June?
  • To what extent is the threat of a 'trade war' between the United States and China now a reality, and how will it affect the forthcoming G20 Summit in June?
  • Asian countries have become increasingly influential in the global economy. To what extent is this demonstrated at G20 meetings?
  • How could the G20 be improved, and what should the UK do to achieve this?

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