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MAPPED: The world's biggest importers

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The US is one of the largest importers.
Germany and China are also up there.
Visualizing the World's Largest Importers in 2017
For most world leaders and corporate executives, the swing of the global pendulum to more protectionist policies has been an unpleasant surprise.
That's because the consensus view from both economists and economic historians has been that measures like the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act of 1930, which triggered a trade war during the Great Depression, greatly exacerbated circumstances that were already quite dire. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH...
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