FILE POnlookers watch from a harbour wall as the largest container ship in the world, CSCL Globe, docks during its maiden voyage at the port of Felixstowe in southeast England. Photo: Reuters.
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Playground rule explains Trump’s disdain for global trade

The playground bully prefers one-on-one fights, but bilateral trade deals are costly, inefficient and unaffordable especially for small economies and businesses.

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FILE POnlookers watch from a harbour wall as the largest container ship in the world, CSCL Globe, docks during its maiden voyage at the port of Felixstowe in southeast England. Photo: Reuters.
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