These 3 charts show the impact of war in Ukraine on global trade

Russia’s war in Ukraine has created “immense human suffering”, but it is also damaging global trade. Image: Unsplash/ Max Kukurudziak

Victoria Masterson

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The outlook for global imports and exports of goods is uncertain. Image: WTO
Fuel prices have been rising since before the war in Ukraine. Image: WTO
The WTO expects goods imports to Europe, Africa and the Commonwealth of Independent States – which includes Russia – to underperform other regions. Image: WTO

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