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Time for WTO reform

The global trade body needs rebooting to work efficiently

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Lubricating Permian’s bottlenecks

Lubricating Permian’s bottlenecks

Pipelines cannot carry Texas oilfield’s production

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After Nafta comes USMCA

A new US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement removes uncertainty

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Diverging fortunes for world economies

Diverging fortunes for world economies

US booms – for now – while growth elsewhere slows

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Tariff tensions risk long-term damage

Tariff tensions risk long-term damage

China’s trade may be diverted or curtailed

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US investment boost lifts GDP

2 per cent inflation target could finally be achieved

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Asia’s silver dollars

Ageing populations amass wealth, which can boost Asian economies

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Who sells what where?

Companies’ overseas sales are rising again, but so are trade tensions

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Heatwave raises food costs

But impact on wider inflation will be more modest

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Tweaking the demographic assumptions

Tweaking the demographic assumptions

Model shows big effects of small changes to birth and death rates or migration

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