MOSCOW BLOG: The end of globalisation

MOSCOW BLOG: The end of globalisation
Meeting between then PM of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President of Russia Vladimir Putin in Moscow.
By Ben Aris in Moscow May 9, 2016

​Has the globalisation trend of the last two decades just passed its high watermark? Is the EU falling apart? It certainly looks like it. That is bad news for global growth but good news for the more autocratic regimes like Russia and North Korea at least.

The first and most obvious victim is the EU. "EU enlargement process is over, post the Dutch Ukraine referendum. Amazing no one focusing on this key anchor for reform and peace has gone," the head of emerging markets strategy at Nomura International, Tim Ash, said in a tweet.