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15 July 2017 (TheAge) – A return to world trade’s glory days appears unlikely

(15 July 2017, The Age, BusinessDay, p6, Ross Gittins)

‘One thing you can be sure of is that international trade grows much faster than the world economy. It’s the classic proof of growing globalisation, and it’s been happening for ages. Except that it seems to have stopped. For two decades from the mid-1980s, world trade – measured as exports plus imports – grew at more than double the rate of growth in gross world product.’ <snipped…>

‘So, why has trade growth slowed so noticeably, and is this merely cyclical (temporary) or is it structural (lasting)? According to a study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, a fair bit of both.’

Read more at TheAge.com.au

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