Global trade

Trade forms the backbone of the world’s economies, spurring investment, job creation, economic growth, and raising standards of living.

Global trade is edging closer to a state of crisis as tariff wars, protectionist policies and regulatory uncertainty disrupt established business models and trade relationships. Organizations are struggling to respond due to a reliance on manual processes, unreliable data, and siloed decision-making. A lack of trust across trade networks creates friction and slows progress.

Now should be a breakthrough era for international trade, as technological advances are making new forms of business possible, built on a foundation of data and insight. EY professionals can help you build an integrated approach by:

  • Shaping responses to changing global tariffs and trading relationships
  • Reducing cost, risk and delays from your trade network
  • Driving better insights through data
  • Reimagining your supply chain operating model
  • Leveraging technologies

EY Global Trade Analytics

How ports and shipping keep goods moving as the world stands still

Join Maritime London and EY trade professionals for our webcast on 26 May as we explore the challenges and risks COVID-19 has created for the ports’ ecosystem — and how it’s responding.

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How global trade finance is being disrupted and redefined

Join the International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA) and EY banking and supply chain professionals for our webcast on 3 June as we explore the impact of COVID-19 on global trade, and the challenges and risks facing the banking and corporate sectors.

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Global Trade Disruptors

Trade is experiencing disruption from punitive tariffs, retaliation tariffs, sanctions and shifts in trade agreements around the world.

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Is trade the disruptor or the disrupted?

Learn more in the 2019 EY Global Trade Symposium Report.

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