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全球化是唯一的答案

华盛顿—英国退欧公投和美国总统选战表明,公众对全球一体化的不信任正在加剧,这是当前所面临的问题之一。这一不信任可能导致目前有效的贸易协定解体,也让未来贸易协定无法实施。

绝不能低估这一情景所隐含的危险。孤立主义和保护主义如果走得太远,将破坏几十年来给世界带来和平与繁荣的基于贸易的经济引擎。

作为哥斯达黎加前贸易部长,我深知对各国来说——不管是发达国家还是发展中国家——制定让全体人民受惠的贸易政策十分困难。但仅仅是管理全球化的影响十分困难这一事实并不意味着我们应该甩手一走了之。

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