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Trade: 6 things to know about international trade this month

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva takes office on 1 January 2023, promising changes to Brazil's trade.

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva takes office on 1 January 2023, promising changes to Brazil's trade. Image: REUTERS/Carla Carniel

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Head, International Trade and Investment; Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum
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Shipments under the Black Sea Grain Initiative
Almost 10 million tonnes of foodstuffs have been shipped thanks to the Black Sea Grain Initiative. Image: UN

Global ICT and digitally deliverable services exports, 2005-2020 and 2019-2020 (as a percentage of total services exports)
Exports of digitally deliverable services rose dramatically during the early stages of the pandemic. Image: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development


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China’s exports and imports contract in October.
China’s exports had their worst performance for almost two-and-a-half years in October. Image: Refinitiv Datastream/Reuters

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International trade: what you need to know this month

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September 18, 2023

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