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Global trade

5 articles

Mankind’s most important invention? Trade

From the phone in your pocket to the food you eat, trade is more than a contributor to our comfortable…

From the phone in your pocket to the food you eat, trade is more than a contributor to our comfortable…

1 Sep 2020

Four hidden sides of global trade

From well-travelled trash to smuggled animals, there is more to global trade than meets the eye

From well-travelled trash to smuggled animals, there is more to global trade than meets the eye

1 Sep 2020

Cargo ships: the workhorses that power global trade

Ninety per cent of what you buy comes to you by sea. We explore why cargo ships are a vital…

Ninety per cent of what you buy comes to you by sea. We explore why cargo ships are a vital…

28 Aug 2020

3 unusual barriers to global trade

Can global trade overcome a banana pandemic, piracy and the need to ship car parts in luggage?

Can global trade overcome a banana pandemic, piracy and the need to ship car parts in luggage?

24 Aug 2020

Climate and communities: trade on a changing planet

Our planet is warming at a dangerous rate. What impact is this having on trade, and the communities who rely…

Our planet is warming at a dangerous rate. What impact is this having on trade, and the communities who rely…

24 Aug 2020