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Forget the G20, global manufacturing recession is here

The G20 summit has not generated unexpected or significant headlines and, of course, is not a catalyst for a relevant change in the global economic trends. The United States and China have only agreed to postpone tariff increases, but no real trade agreement has been reached.

If we look at the last G20 meeting conclusions, nothing has really improved. Plans to introduce new tariffs are delayed, and the result is exactly what happened in the previous G20. The real news is the evidence of a manufacturing recession. Continue reading Forget the G20, global manufacturing recession is here

Trade and Currency Wars. Governments’ Hidden Subsidies To Obsolescence. World Economics Episode 6

In this sixth episode of my video-blog, we discuss the difference between currency and trade wars, why we have seen a rise in protectionism since 2008 and why tariffs can be a threat but a dangerous weapon. Continue reading Trade and Currency Wars. Governments’ Hidden Subsidies To Obsolescence. World Economics Episode 6