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Global Trade

It is a tumultuous and uncertain time for global trade with rising protectionism, weakened international institutions, and geopolitical tensions. Long-standing trading ties have dissolved, setting off ripple effects across the world economy.

You can follow the twists and turns of these events in our BRINK coverage here.

What Is Going On With the Global Maritime Supply Chain?

Can the Caribbean Take Advantage of Global Supply Chain Disruptions?

The US-China Trade Deficit Continues to Grow — But Does it Matter?

How Trade Tech Is Transforming Global Supply Chains

What Does 2021 Hold for Global Trade?

The Global Case for Optimism

RCEP: A New Trade Agreement That Will Shape Global Economics and Politics

What Should Europe Expect from a Biden Trade Policy?

Doing Business Will Look Different After Brexit, With or Without a Deal

The Race to Save the World Trade Organization

The Pandemic is a Top Maritime Industry Issue — But It’s Not the Only One

COVID-19 and Protectionism: The Worst May Be Yet to Come

Can a Self-Reliance Strategy Pull India Out of Recession?

As Pakistan and Saudi Arabia Drift Apart, China Moves In

Canada and USMCA: An Unexpected Success Story

Tensions With Australia Could Cause China to Turn to Africa

COVID-19 Risks Reigniting US-China Trade War

How Africa’s Free Trade Agreement Would Reduce COVID-19’s Impact

What Are the Chances of a Brexit Trade Deal?

The China-Japan Economic Relationship Is Getting Stronger

USMCA’s Challenges in the Age of COVID-19

Trade Between Russia and China Is Surging

What Just Happened at the WTO? Everything You Need to Know

What Is China’s Post-COVID-19 Business Strategy?

COVID-19 Is the Biggest Test African Governments Have Ever Faced

Global Sea Piracy Escalates — and Coronavirus Could Make It Worse

What Will the Post-COVID-19 Global Order Look Like?

How Will COVID-19 Impact Brexit? The Collision of Two Giant Policy Imperatives

Coronavirus Is Changing Global Supply Chains in Unexpected Ways

Coronavirus Exposes Dependency of Southeast Asia’s Manufacturers on China

Why the US Trade Agreement Will Slow China’s Economy

Why Did India Suddenly Pull Out of the World’s Largest Trade Deal?

No Sign of a Trade War Resolution. How Is China Adjusting its Supply Chains?

The Current Trade War Is Costing Consumers. Washing Machines Can Help Explain Why.

Between Trade Wars and Trade Slowdowns, What’s on the Horizon for Asian Economies?

How Will the British Economy Be Reshaped by Brexit?

A Canadian Perspective on the CUSMA

The Implications of the US-China Trade War on Asia

What Does U.S. Trade Policy Mean for LatAm?

Is the World Trade Organization Dying?

Canadian Free Trade Framework Mitigates a NAFTA Demise

The Truth About Trade

What Smaller Countries Can Teach the World About Trade Deals

TPP-1 and RCEP Are Not Mutually Exclusive—We Need Both

Bilateral or Multilateral: Which Trade Partnerships Work Best?

Is Free Trade Really Free? Why Protectionism is Alive and Well

Trade and Inequality: Cause, Cure or Diversion?

What Does the New USMCA Look Like for Mexico?

Combating Protectionism in the Cloud