The Tide Turns? Trade, Protectionism, and Slowing Global Growth

November 12, 2015

The G20’s principal task of reviving global economic growth has never been easy – it is harder now that world trade is contracting. World trade growth isn’t slowing down – the latest available monthly data compiled for this report suggests that it has been falling in volume and value terms through 2015. On average G20 exports have fallen 4.5% since world trade peaked in value in October 2014.

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Topics: ECONOMIC GROWTH MARKET ACCESS PROTECTIONISM

Authors: SIMON EVENETT

Publishing Institution: GLOBAL TRADE ALERT

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