One high-tech entrepreneur at the APEC Business Advisory Council regional meeting told David Dodwell that he estimated the digital revolution will by 2030 destroy more than 200 million jobs worldwide – but at the same time create 320 million new, higher-value-adding jobs. Photo: Reuters
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Outside In by David Dodwell

A good week for world trade, especially in Asia, as the TFA accord comes into force

There are estimates the deal can cut trade costs globally by over 14pc, and will boost global trade by 2.7pc a year by 2030. It will in particular aid developing economies, lifting their exports by over 30pc.

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One high-tech entrepreneur at the APEC Business Advisory Council regional meeting told David Dodwell that he estimated the digital revolution will by 2030 destroy more than 200 million jobs worldwide – but at the same time create 320 million new, higher-value-adding jobs. Photo: Reuters
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