Anabel Gonzalez Campabadal

Former Minister of Foreign Trade for Costa Rica, Director of the WTO Agricultural Division and Director of the World Bank's Trade and Competitiveness

How to hire Anabel Gonzalez Campabadal

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When she is booked for events, Anabel is known to discuss the following topics:

  • WTO and international economic governance
  • Trade policy, negotiations, and agreements
  • Trade and inclusive growth and poverty
  • e-commerce
  • Regional integration
  • Global value chains
  • Non-tariff barriers
  • Trade facilitation
  • Trade and gender
  • Agriculture trade
  • Foreign direct investment
  • Competitiveness
  • Special economic zones
  • Industrial policy

"Great discussion on the value of a rules-based system of international cooperation. Main points made: 1. gains from trade are large, trade wars costly and WTO role in preventing trade wars very important." - World Trade Organisation

"The time is ripe for Latin America to explore fresh options to take its trade-and-investment relationship to the next level.” - The Atlantic Council

"Felicito a Anabel Gonzalez por su incorporación al prestigioso PIIE en su reconocimiento a su solida trayectoria en materia de comercio e inversión." - Laura Chinchilla M. Presidente de Costa Rica

  • 1991- General Director of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica 
  • 1998- Vice Minister of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica 
  • 2001- General Director of the Costa Rican Coalition of Development Initiatives 
  • 2002- Special Ambassador for Trade Affairs with the United States 
  • 2006- Director of Agriculture for the World Trade Organisation 
  • 2010- Minister of Foreign Trade for Costa Rica
  • 2014- Senior Director of Global Practice on Trade and Competitiveness for the World Bank