Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Never Retreat From Globalization – You Might Regret It

What was globalization meant to be?  Brining the world closer together, enmeshing advanced and developing economies in a web of mutually beneficial economic and financial linkages. From about the mid-1980s, trade and financial flows between countries expanded rapidly as governments dismantled barriers to these flows. 

Not everything went according to plan. Tensions rose as the benefits were not equally shared within or among countries.

As the Foreign Policy article (as featured in The Broadsheet) says:

Globalization is not dead, but it has clearly taken a turn toward fragmentation along geopolitical lines, which could have important economic consequences for all countries. 

Learn more to guard against any whiplash effect caused by retreating from globalization.

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