Anti-globalisation rhetoric, Brexit push trade growth to its slowest pace since the financial crisis, it warns
Wed, Sep 28, 2016 - 5:50 AM
The WTO says that its downgrade follows a sharper-than-expected decline in merchandise trade volumes in the first quarter, and a smaller-than-expected rebound in the second quarter.
THE World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday downshifted its global trade forecast, warning that anti-globalisation rhetoric and "Brexit" were pushing trade growth to its slowest pace since the financial crisis.
The warning comes as talks on a landmark free trade deal...