Viewing World Trade through the Lens of History

By Peter AndringaNOV. 7, 2017

Over the last few years, populism and nationalism have been resurgent in politics around the globe. From Brexit to Trump, many once-open countries are now considering placing restrictions on global trade and considering harsher immigration policies. This contradicts the trends of the post-WWII modern world, which has almost consistently increased trade since the 1950s. Explore this map to see how world trade has changed in the last 55 years.

Take a look at the table below for the trading relationship between the selected country and its top partners. Use the dropdown at the top left to adjust the rows displayed.

Full Trade Data for

Imports (Million USD) Exports (Million USD)