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World Trade Organization chief Pascal Lamy warned in April that the threat of protectionism “may be greater now that at any time since the start of the crisis.” Photo: AFP

Report warns G8 of stealthy surge in protectionism

Major economies competing to restore export-led growth are stealthily imposing more protectionist measures than at any time since the financial crisis began, a leading trade monitoring group said in a report seen by Reuters.