Global Trade Volume

Global Trade Volume Chart showing weaker global trade volumes amid trade tensions. Image: Financial Times

Trade War Hitting Global Trade Hard

Trade War Hitting Global Trade Hard US-China trade war is hurting Asia export hubs. Singapore is heading for a recession. Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research

Semiconductor Sales vs. Global Trade (volume)

Semiconductor Sales vs. Global Trade (volume) Interesting chart showing the correlation of 0.78 between semiconductor sales and global trade (volume). Image: Paolo Cardena

DHL Global Trade Barometer

DHL Global Trade Barometer The DHL Global Trade Barometer is a leading indicator for the future development of global trade. It declines by -8 points to 48, predicting a deceleration in global trade growth. You may also like “Recession Indicators.” Image: Deutsche Post DHL Group

BlackRock Geopolitical Risk Indicator for Global Trade Tensions

BlackRock Geopolitical Risk Indicator for Global Trade Tensions The recent decline of the indicator suggests that investors may be more complacent about the risk and impact of trade conflicts. Source: BlackRock Investment Institute – Global Investment Outlook Q2 2019

$11 Trillion Bonds Globally Trade At Negative Interest Rates

$11 Trillion Bonds Globally Trade At Negative Interest Rates The total amount of negative interest rates climbed to USD 11 trillion. Investors are paying governments for the privilege of holding their bonds and are losing so much money in real terms. Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research

U.S. vs. China Trade Balance and Treasury Holdings

U.S. vs. China Trade Balance and Treasury Holdings China’s Treasuries holdings drop, while the U.S.-China trade balance shrinks very slightly amid the trade war. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research