The global economic crisis: Lessons for European trade policy | World Development Movement

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The global economic crisis: Lessons for European trade policy

Europe's proposed trade deals are based on the same liberalisation mantra that drove the deregulation of financial markets and eventually led to the current global economic crisis. The World Development Movement believes that there needs to be a fundamental review of the European Commission's pursuit of more free trade deals. This briefing is intended for MEPs to highlight key lessons from the global crisis and demonstrate why a new approach to trade is needed.

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