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How the Pandemic Widened Global Current Account Balances

Martin Kaufman, Daniel Leigh | IMF Blogs | 08/02/2021

2020 was a year of extremes. Travel all but ceased for a period. Oil prices wildly fluctuated. Trade in medical products reached new heights. Household spending shifted to consumer goods…

How to Make Trade Work for Workers

Robert E. Lighthizer | Foreign Affairs | 06/09/2020

The new coronavirus has challenged many long-held assumptions. In the comin...

Who benefits from trade liberalisation? A case from Japan

Youngmin Baek, Kazunobu Hayakawa, Kenmei Tsubota, Shujiro Urata, Kenta Yamanouchi | Reuters | 06/03/2020

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