Growth of value chains will be hurt by trade war: World Bank’s Aaditya Mattoo7 min read 03 Dec 2019, 08:49 PM IST
In an interview, Mattoo talks about the impact of the US-China trade war on global value chains and the lessons India could learn from countries like Bangladesh and Vietnam
NEW DELHI : NEW DELHI: Aaditya Mattoo is the co-author of a World Bank Development Report (WDR) 2020 onGlobal value chains (GVCs) and its role in powering a surge of international trade after 1990. In India on a short visit, Mattoo, the World Bank’s Chief Economist for East Asia and Pacific Region, spoke of the impact of the US-China trade war on GVCs, the lessons India could learn from countries like Bangladesh and Vietnam and why automation and artificial intelligence need not necessarily lead to job losses. Edited excerpts from an interview.
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