The Economist: Finance and economics articles summarised (29th November 2019)

Global trade
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) oversees 96% of global trade. On December 10th two judges retire from their three judge appellate body, the part that oversees trade disputes and sanctions. America has blocked new appointments so no new cases can be heard. Although America has had some wins at the WTO, they've lost cases as well. They complain it takes too long and judges overstep their mandates. To ensure they . . .

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