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Role of trade in crisis recovery prompts worries (March 2010)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Thu, Mar 18, 2010

Role of trade in crisis recovery prompts worries (March 2010)

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As a recovery gets underway, the speed at which trade is regaining its pace, after having fallen in a 12 % last year, is startling observers. Without addressing some important questions about the role that trade is playing in the recovery, however, it will be hard to seriously hope for a recovery that is lasting and sustainable.