The recent weakening in global trade analysed

http://www.smh.com.au/business/the-economy/a-return-to-world-trades-glory-days-appears-unlikely-20170714-gxb7ik.html For two decades from the mid 1980’s, world trade grew at more than double the rate of growth in gross world product World trade: exports + imports Between 1986 and 2007, the volume of world trade grew at an average annual rate of 3.4% of world real gross domestic product. This means that it…… Continue reading The recent weakening in global trade analysed

WTO records moderate rise in G20 trade restrictions

https://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news17_e/trdev_29jun17_e.htm WTO’s 17th monitoring report on G20 trade measures, issued on 30th June, shows that trade restrictions in G20 economies have risen at a moderate rate similar to that of previous years A total of 42 new trade-restrictive measures were applied by G20 economies between October 2016 and May 2017, including new or increased tariffs,…… Continue reading WTO records moderate rise in G20 trade restrictions