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How US-China tensions are changing the game for global trade

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John Letzing

Digital Editor, Strategic Intelligence, World Economic Forum


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China made up 13% of global merchandise exports in 2018. Image: The World Bank
China's GDP grew from $312 billion in 1988 to $13.6 trillion in 2018. Image: The World Bank

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