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Could a trade war derail global growth?

Economic growth continues despite a potential US-China trade war, but uncertainty remains

Economic growth continues despite a potential US-China trade war, but uncertainty remains

Trade beyond borders | 5 Apr 2018

Commodities, China and Fed rate rises – what you need to know

Our economists look at some of the key trends shaping global growth

Our economists look at some of the key trends shaping global growth

Trade beyond borders | 23 Mar 2018

Infographic: The G7’s missed opportunity

Membership of the privileged group of G7 nations is no longer a passport to growth

Membership of the privileged group of G7 nations is no longer a passport to growth

Trade beyond borders | 13 Mar 2018

Closing the exports gap

Why the ‘E7’ holds the key to accelerating Britain’s economy

Why the ‘E7’ holds the key to accelerating Britain’s economy

Trade beyond borders | 13 Mar 2018

The oil-rich bloc that’s facing a new era

Amid lower-for-longer oil prices, the GCC needs new income generators – and it needs them soon

Amid lower-for-longer oil prices, the GCC needs new income generators – and it needs them soon

Trade beyond borders | 7 Mar 2018

2018 expectations: beware of the dog

While global growth will likely remain robust in the Year of the Dog, risks loom

While global growth will likely remain robust in the Year of the Dog, risks loom

Trade beyond borders | 8 Jan 2018

China’s pursuit of global leadership

At a time when the US and other global economies appear to have turned their back on it, China is…

At a time when the US and other global economies appear to have turned their back on it, China is…

Trade beyond borders | 15 Dec 2017

Why the sukuk market is soaring

More and more investors are looking favourably on sukuk as an asset class

More and more investors are looking favourably on sukuk as an asset class

Trade beyond borders | 11 Dec 2017

Five ways Belt and Road is taking shape

The world’s biggest infrastructure project is beginning to deliver on its promise to deepen trade, investment and infrastructure links

The world’s biggest infrastructure project is beginning to deliver on its promise to deepen trade, investment and infrastructure links

Trade beyond borders | 30 Nov 2017

The truth about the productivity slump

The digital revolution is yet to make its big impact on global productivity – it will happen, just not quite…

The digital revolution is yet to make its big impact on global productivity – it will happen, just not quite…

Trade beyond borders | 22 Nov 2017

Is China still the land of opportunity?

In the wake of the 19th party congress, we explore whether China’s economic prospects are still on the up

In the wake of the 19th party congress, we explore whether China’s economic prospects are still on the up

Trade beyond borders | 10 Nov 2017

China’s property bubble conundrum

Is a property tax the answer to China’s overheated housing market?

Is a property tax the answer to China’s overheated housing market?

Trade beyond borders | 17 Oct 2017

Responsible supply chains: time for action

While companies’ rhetoric on social and environmental supply chain responsibility is impressive, there is a moral imperative to do more

While companies’ rhetoric on social and environmental supply chain responsibility is impressive, there is a moral imperative to do more

Trade beyond borders | 9 Oct 2017

Asia’s bond market is flying high

Asian high yield bonds have had an impressive year so far – and that’s set to continue

Asian high yield bonds have had an impressive year so far – and that’s set to continue

Trade beyond borders | 29 Sep 2017

Investing in MENAP: what you need to know

There are a number of geopolitical uncertainties in the MENAP region that investors need to be aware of

There are a number of geopolitical uncertainties in the MENAP region that investors need to be aware of

Trade beyond borders | 30 Aug 2017

The future’s bright, the future’s green

ASEAN is poised to play a bigger role in the global green bond market

ASEAN is poised to play a bigger role in the global green bond market

Trade beyond borders | 17 Jul 2017

Emerging markets: attractive if you know where to look

Investing in emerging markets is not the risk it once was, though it pays to be vigilant

Investing in emerging markets is not the risk it once was, though it pays to be vigilant

Trade beyond borders | 7 Jul 2017

Belt and Road – why the UK will gain

China’s ambitious infrastructure project could help cement London as the world’s top financial centre after Brexit

China’s ambitious infrastructure project could help cement London as the world’s top financial centre after Brexit

Trade beyond borders | 22 Jun 2017

Trump and trade: an own goal?

Our expert examines what more US protectionism could mean for the US and the rest of the world

Our expert examines what more US protectionism could mean for the US and the rest of the world

Trade beyond borders | 17 May 2017

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