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Trade: 6 things to know about international trade this month

In this roundup of international trade news: US cuts off some semiconductor-chip exports to China; elsewhere supply chains return to normal. Image: Marco Verch

Joachim Monkelbaan

Lead, Climate Trade, World Economic Forum

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Volume of world merchandise trade, 2015Q1-2023Q4
World trade growth has slowed dramatically this decade. Image: WTO, UNCTAD

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There have been big drops in shipping costs this year. Image: Logistics Managers’ Index

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6 things to know about international trade this month

Nicolai Ruge

February 1, 2023

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