FDI Center was invited by AZFA (The Free Trade Zones Association of the Americas) to present at Virtual Trade Summit „Reinventing foreign trade in the era of COVID-19” on April 2 and 3. The webinar provided an opportunity to share ideas on how to face the challenges that the pandemic has created for global investment and trade. More than 1,600 attendees from 196 cities in 58 countries participated in the event.
FDI Center’s Paola Suarez Buhrmann provided an overview of the impact of coronavirus on the economy and foreign direct investment in particular. She also recommended practical measures for free trade zones, investment promotion agencies and governments to implement in order to continue attracting and retaining foreign investment.