Thursday, October 13, 2016

Is World Trade Growth Slowing?

According to The Economist:
On September 27th the World Trade Organization slashed its forecast for growth in trade of goods from 2.8% in 2016 to just 1.7%, implicitly predicting that for the first time in 15 years, trade would grow more slowly than GDP. 
With anti-globalization sentiments heavy in the air, it's hard to see where this is headed.

Read more:  The Economist Explains:  Why is world trade growth slowing?

Related:  Economists worry that a new wave of protectionism in the digital age is hurting global growth

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