Around 6,000 different types of officially classified products pass through the world's ports, and the more diverse these products, the more complex a country's economy is said to be.
Every day more than 800 women die from preventable causes during pregnancy and childbirth. But these needless deaths could ended by 2030, for the cost of 46 military aircraft.
Grabbing what seems like a good deal may contain hidden costs for you and the planet.
The US, Germany, France, Netherlands and Ireland were the UK's top export destinations in 2017.
The miracle growth of some poor to middle-income countries achieving a high-income status within two generations is difficult to replicate, but not impossible.
Greater boardroom representation is only the beginning – catering properly to women customers could completely transform the financial sector.
After the recent success of the Regional Roaming Agreement, landmark progress on economic competitiveness and innovation has been achieved in the region.
From lowering tariffs to reducing layers of bureaucracy on exports within the bloc, the deal is set to have a significant impact on the global economy.
Short-term benefits and retaliation measures could undermine decades of progress in global trade.
Central bankers have recognized that the effectiveness of monetary policy in managing demand and stabilizing economic cycles has reached its limits. Many politicians and academic economis...
The globalization debate is often tinged with nationalism, self-interest, and lack of economic understanding, resulting in misguided public policies. Redressing the negative bias in the d...
Uncertainty is associated with reduced investment and lower productivity, with particularly large effects at highly productive firms most exposed to EU trade.
The escalating tariffs are having a mounting impact on global trade volumes, industrial production, capital formation and the tactic of relying exclusively on barriers to trade and protec...
Machinery and electrical goods top the list of physical exports by value from the US, according to World Bank figures.
As digital trade takes off, how do we regulate and tax remote businesses? Look no further than our digital tax and trade explainer for a discussion of the key issues.