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World Trade Bottoms

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On August 17, 2009 @ 6:00 am In Economy | Comments Disabled

Israel, Japan, France, Germany are all showing very minor economic expansions — an improvement form the recent freefall. However, green shoot expectations have been for a much greater expansion. Hence, even these positive prints manage to disappoint.

Here is what this improvement looks like in terms of global trade:

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0815-biz-webcharts [1]

chart courtesy of NYT [2]

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Source:
Hints of a Rebound in Global Trade [3]
FLOYD NORRIS
NYT, August 14, 2009

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/15/business/economy/15charts.html


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[1] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/0815-biz-webcharts.gif

[2] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/imagepages/2009/08/14/business/20090815_CHARTS_GRAPHIC.html

[3] Hints of a Rebound in Global Trade: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/15/business/economy/15charts.html

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