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Report  |  October 2022

Strategic reglobalization: Great power rivalry comes for the multilateral trading system

By Daniel Ikenson

Geopolitical and national security considerations will define what is possible – and permissible – in the realm of international trade and investment, and the determinants of those considerations will be fluid. As the world’s largest economies engage in a strategic competition, the central premise which the rules-based trading system was founded on may render a lost cause.