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Asean typifies anti-globalisation

27 Mar 2017 at 04:05

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Asean and the European Union have re-opened talks on a trade agreement even as international trade stalls. (Via

Since World War II, the world has experienced a steady wave of globalisation. However, a series of recent events suggests that the tide may be turning. International trade as a proportion of global GDP has stopped growing in the past decade. World trade grew at 1.9%, while world GDP grew 2.3% in 2016.

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