AIG Global Trade Series 2021 Podcast Episode 1

Open Strategic Autonomy: Navigating the new direction of EU trade policy


The EU’s new trade policy revolves around ‘open strategic autonomy’. But what does this mean?

The AIG Global Trade Series 2021 is a series of podcasts analysing the complex interplay of factors shaping the global trade system. The Global Trade Series is a collaboration between AIG and the following international organizations with leading expertise on global trade: Georgetown Law, Institute of International Economic Law; Chatham House; the Clingendael Institute; the International Chamber of Commerce UK and France; the Delors Institute; the Research Institute of Economy, Trade & Industry, IAA; and the Bertelsmann Stiftung (Knowledge Partner).


  • Date: March 31, 2021


  • Elvire Fabry, Senior Research Fellow, Trade Policy and Brexit, Jacques Delors Institute
  • Marianne Schneider Petsinger, Senior Research Fellow, US and the Americas Programme, Chatham House


  • Rem Korteweg, Senior Research Fellow, Clingendael Institute