What caused “slowbalisation”?

Please read the attached article, “The global list” from The Economist, and submit your written response to the following questions

Writing Format: 300~500 words, double spaced


  1. What caused “slowbalisation”?
  2. Explain the effect of the recent trade war triggered by Trump administration on FDI.
  3. Do you think slowbalisation will continue? Present your ideas in relation to the following perspectives.
    1. Whether you expect the current trade war b/w US and other countries including China will be resolved, sooner or later
    2. The relationship b/w trade war (or its resolution) and FDI/trade
    3. Whether slowbalisation will continue even after the trade war is resolved