Synchronized Growth No More---Global Trade Slowing To A Crawl

Even before a round of U.S. tariffs levied on China comes into force Friday, there are signs that global trade is already cooling.

Business surveys published this week show that global export growth, strong in 2017, has slowed to a relative crawl—helping to drive sharp stock-market falls in big exporting nations like South Korea and Japan.

 

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-trade-slowdown-investors-fear-has-already-arrived-1530709203?mod=hp_lead_pos2

 

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