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St. Louis Economic Briefing: Globalization and International Trading Relationships


ST. LOUIS – Local economists and area leaders will discuss how globalization and international trading relationships affect St. Louis-based companies and the St. Louis metropolitan area at a breakfast meeting Wednesday, June 20, at The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Time: 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Location: One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza, Broadway and Locust Street, St. Louis, Mo. 63102

The program will feature Kevin Kliesen, St. Louis Fed research officer and business economist, and Charles Gascon, St. Louis Fed regional economist and senior coordinator, and a panel discussion.

The panelists are:

  • Stella Sheehan, deputy director, World Trade Center St. Louis

  • John Einwalter, vice president and treasurer, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

  • Patrick Westhoff, director, Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute, University of Missouri

The program is free and will be of particular interest to business leaders and others interested in current economic conditions. A complimentary buffet breakfast will be served.

Media are welcome; they should register with Matuschka Lindo Briggs in Media Relations at the St. Louis Fed at 314-444-3795 or at