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What is fuelling trade in global emerging markets?

Focused thinking: 3 Minute Video
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March 2018
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    Trade has played a critical role in increasing food security and employment opportunities in many emerging markets countries and will continue to play a role in their development. As the risk of trade war prompted by protectionism threatens to derail current trade agreements and international trade flows, what should emerging markets countries do to limit their exposure?

    The growth of major EM countries like China, India, Mexico and Brazil is moving at a faster pace than developed economies and means EM countries will play an increasingly important role in trade in the next decade. As de-globalization and protectionist policies threatens to derail global trade flows, ASEAN countries and China are already proactively reinforcing intraregional trade, crafting out new trade partnerships and embarking on new infrastructure projects such as the One Belt, One Road Initiative to address these issues. We look from Latin America, across Asian countries to sub-Saharan African to explore how emerging markets are transforming trade patterns and look at the opportunities arising from intraregional trade.

    Featured experts:

    Bilal Hafeez, Head of EMEA Fixed income Research & Global Head of G10 FX & Rates Strategy
    Annisa Lee, Head of Asia ex-Japan Flow Credit Analysis
    Euben Paracuelles, Senior ASEAN Economist
    Inan Demir, Senior Emerging Markets Economist
    Peter Attard Montalto, Head of Emerging Markets, Middle East and Africa Economics
    Benito Berber, Senior Latin America Economist
    Siobhan Morden, Head of Latin America Fixed Income Strategy
    Jez Mohideen, Global, Chief Digital Officer, Wholesale

    Relevant report:

    Global EM 2018 outlook: Enjoy the party but stay close to the door