Christian Knebel

Christian Knebel is an economist in the Trade Analysis Branch at UNCTAD since 2012. He specialises in research regarding trade policy, particularly non-tariff measures (NTMs). In technical cooperation projects he supports “deep” integration efforts in several regional trade agreements. Previously, he worked at the Market Analysis and Research section of the International Trade Centre (ITC). He authored reports about obstacles to trade faced by companies in Malawi, Peru, Sri Lanka, Paraguay and Uruguay, and assisted their governments in addressing such barriers.

He holds Masters in International Economics from University of Tübingen, Germany, and also studied in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In his Masters thesis he estimated the effects of non-tariff measures on consumer prices.

Content by Christian Knebel
  • Blog post

    Direct and indirect linkages between Non-Tariff Measures and the SDGs

    This post is the third in the IGC, South Asia @ LSE and Africa @ LSE cross-blog series on the Sustainable Development Goals. In this piece, the authors explore the importance of trade sustainability in achieving the new SDGs. Many of the most impressive success stories of economic development in recent decades are based on trade-led growth. For least-developed...

    23 Sep 2015 | Christian Knebel, Ralf Peters