World trade: No revival in sight yet

World trade has failed to outpace world GDP since 2012. Sluggish growth of trade is poised to continue for the coming years. Read our report 'World trade: No strong recovery in sight yet'.

According to ING’s head of International Trade Research, Raoul Leering, low growth of the world economy, rising protectionism, cooling of the expansion of global value chains and the rebalancing of the Chinese economy make it all unlikely that trade will recover strongly.