Macro Focus - January 2017
Protectionism – no-win game, especially for the Baltics

  • Greater trade integration benefits overall welfare
  • Global trade has slowed recently because of cyclical and structural reasons
  • Protectionism would hamper global economic growth – small and open economies, e.g. the Baltics, have most to lose
  • No quick and easy solutions to tackle the risks of protectionism, but some things can be done

PDF Protectionism – no-win game, especially for the Baltics

For further information: 

Laura Galdikiene, laura.galdikiene @swedbank.lt, +370 61 237 405 

Linda Vildava, linda.vildava@swedbank.lv, +371 67 444 213

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