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Forget ‘Titanic’. ‘Ever Given’ is the maritime blockbuster we need


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The pandemic has made trade barriers go up even faster

12.5% — How much cross-border trader declined between Q1 and Q2 of 2020, the largest drop since records began in 2020.
12.5% — How much cross-border trader declined between Q1 and Q2 of 2020, the largest drop since records began in 2020.
Photo illustration, source: John Lund/Stone/Getty Images


Even during a trade war, you can’t disentangle the American and Chinese economies

A worker arranges boxes of medical supplies, including 1,000 KN95 masks, 2,000 surgical masks, 100 protective suits and so on
A worker arranges boxes of medical supplies, including 1,000 KN95 masks, 2,000 surgical masks, 100 protective suits and so on
Photo: Tong Yu/China News Service/Getty Images


The future of trade between the United States and the U.K. is in flux because the British think U.S. chicken is gross

Illustration: Dan Woodger

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