Free Enterprise Staff  | May 22, 2014

Cities of Trade

The exchange of goods and services across borders is fundamentally tied to the health of a nation’s economy. Cities, which have historically served as centers of trade, are playing an increasingly vital role in the manufacture and distribution of merchandise goods. With the world’s urban population slated to nearly double over the course of the next half-century, metropolitan areas will likely continue to play an integral part in global trade.