Trade at the Time of Protectionism: Why the G20 Can Help

26/06/2019 | by Claudia Schmucker

Dossier of ISPI, 26. Juni 2019


International trade is facing many risks, according to the WTO trade forecast of September 2018. Among these are rising trade tensions and global protectionism, as well as increased financial volatility as developed economies tighten their monetary policy. Consequently, the WTO downgraded world merchandise trade growth to 3.9% (2018) and 3.7% (2019) respectively.

Read the article at the ISPI website. The text is part of the dossier "G20 Japan: Bridging the Divide?"

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