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Why government subsidies are bad for global competition

Government support remains a significant source of distortions in global markets, which can undermine the benefits of open trade and erode public trust in the international trading system.

Jehan Sauvage, 15 April 2019

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Understanding the global trading system

How trade works today

Where do your things come from? Better understand how global trade works today, and how it’s different from the past.

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Why open markets matter

Trade remains a driver of economic prosperity, and has lifted millions out of poverty over the years. Here’s how.

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Trade challenges and opportunities

Trade and market openness go hand-in-hand with better economic performance, but there are concerns the current trading system is not working as it should.

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Making trade work for all

Only a more modern, comprehensive and coherent package of trade, domestic and international policies can help trade contribute to better lives for more people.

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