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Trade Recession Beckons as Policy Uncertainty Worsens

The global economy may be close to a “trade recession”, defined as two consecutive three month periods of lower exports on a year over year basis globally. The most recent trade recession started in May 2015 and did not end until Nov. 2016 with the subsequent boom driven in party b... Read more →


China Wins The Trade Battle in May, Looks For New Weapons

China’s international trade activity fell 3.4% year over year in May. The drop was largely the result of an 8.5% slump in imports, which bodes ill for China’s trade partners, while export growth of 1.1% was slightly better than expected. The latter may be due to exporters to the U.... Read more →


Canada Pays the Price for China Spat Yet Remains Robust

Canada’s international trade growth reached 2.9% year over year in April, with export growth of 3.5% having slowed from 4.0% in March. A 6.2% drop in shipments to China likely reflects reduced agricultural sales resulting from the spat regarding Huawei CEO Meng Wanzhou. Despite that thou... Read more →


Worst Export Drop Under Trump Could Be Down to Tariff Push

U.S. international trade activity fell 2.0% year over year in April. That was largely the result of a 3.6% drop in exports, the worst (and only second) decline since Jul. 2016 and therefore the largest decline under the Trump administration. The U.S. also joins 14 of the 20 countries that have... Read more →

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