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US foreign policy and the political impact on supply chain disruption

Event Details


Global | July 30, 2020 | 09:00 - 10:00 ET

The escalating trade dispute between the US and China is beginning to impact the economy on a global scale. Our speakers explored a variety of topics including the latest sanctions relating to China, UK-China relations, and the impact of the US presidential elections in November.


  • The latest sanctions relating to China
  • UK-China relations in light of the UK’s decisions regarding Huawei
  • The dilemma of supply chain diversification vs. single sourcing
  • Who’s benefiting – South East Asia, Japan and Turkey?
  • What companies are doing in response
  • The impact of the US presidential elections in November



  • Glenn HallPartner, London, Head of Government Relations and Public Policy, and former Special Adviser to the UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Governor George Pataki, Senior Counsel, New York, and former New York State Governor
  • Senator David Vitter, Co-Chairman, Mercury, Washington, DC, and former United States Senator

This is a 60 minute webinar and its delivery is available in English only.