Global Trade Alert has just published its 2013 report on international trade, and raised the alarm on “Protectionism’s Quiet Return.”
In the cross-hairs of this free-trade advocacy group are the G20 countries, which have been taking more and more protectionist measures since the financial crisis broke out in 2008.
From the anti-dumping EU measures on Chinese solar panels to a “Buy American” campaign in the US, find out how the world economies attempt to *protect* themselves by keeping out the economic firepower (and products) of foreigners...
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Among the latest protectionist measures was the EU's decision to impose tariffs on Chinese solar panels. photo: Fernando Tomás