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Global economy and trade

Explore recurring issues in Europe’s relationship with its extended neighbourhood, and economic relations with China, India and the rest of the world.

The global economy in continues to be affected by the pandemic. However, it is also marked by major geopolitical developments, from President Biden’s inauguration and a revival of the transatlantic relationship, to the continued rivalry with China, with the EU caught in-between these global trends.

Bruegel’s scholars cover the European Union’s increasing assertiveness towards neighbours over the past year, including the external repercussions of the European Green Deal, managing a crisis at its borders, building a future relationship with a former member, strengthening the international role of the euro and tackling a resurgent China.

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13 April 2022

Knowledge flows and global value chains

Trade and industrial policy can support productivity growth through global value chains by providing the right legal environment that supports the for

21 February 2022

Is the post-war trading system ending?

This policy contribution assesses how the trading system has changed over the last five years – roughly coinciding with the start of the Trump adminis

13 January 2022

Decarbonisation of the energy system

Our analysis highlights that the current national energy and climate plans (NECPs) of EU countries are insufficient to achieve a cost-efficient pathwa

13 December 2021

mRNA vaccines: a lucky shot?

How can the background of mRNA technology development help us understand how public vaccine research and development policy can be improved to generat