The 2021 Global Blockchain Forum will review latest DLT developments in trade and trade finance and discuss how blockchain is being used to enhance transparency and efficiency of supply chains and trade transactions. It will explore the importance of digital identities to facilitate trade. Finally, it will provide an opportunity to discuss how trade digitalization can be accelerated to the benefit of all and the role that governments and international organizations can play to support the development of a regulatory and policy framework conducive to the deployment of this technology while mitigating the risks that may arise.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world’s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business.