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Fresh fragility in global trade set to be revealed in 2023

By Bryce Baschuk

03 Jan 2022 · 3 min read

Editor's Note

As nations step back from globalization in response to the supply-chain shocks of the last few years, the global trading system is being remade—not for the better, according to this Bloomberg take.

It's been almost two years since an Arabian sandstorm roiled the world's supply networks by nudging a 1,300-foot-long container ship into the muddy bank of the Suez Canal.

The Ever Given's week-long grounding delivered a key warning: The global trading system isn't as stable as we thought.

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