A man gestures in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage in Changchun, Jilin province, June 10, 2008. China's main stock index tumbled 7.73 percent on Tuesday, its biggest drop since June last year, after the central bank announced a harsher-than-expected tightening of monetary policy to fight inflation.

With globalization in retreat, companies are making less money abroad

43.8%

Companies across the world generated 45% of their revenue abroad in 2013, but that share dropped to to 43.8% in 2016.

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A man gestures in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage in Changchun, Jilin province, June 10, 2008. China's main stock index tumbled 7.73 percent on Tuesday, its biggest drop since June last year, after the central bank announced a harsher-than-expected tightening of monetary policy to fight inflation.
43.8%

Global average of corporate revenue generated abroad between 2010 and 2016

A man gestures in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage in Changchun, Jilin province, June 10, 2008. China's main stock index tumbled 7.73 percent on Tuesday, its biggest drop since June last year, after the central bank announced a harsher-than-expected tightening of monetary policy to fight inflation.
43.8%

Firms in the US had a drop of 1% in the revenue made outside their own country between 2015 and 2016. While companies in the UK saw a decrease of 4%.

A man gestures in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage in Changchun, Jilin province, June 10, 2008. China's main stock index tumbled 7.73 percent on Tuesday, its biggest drop since June last year, after the central bank announced a harsher-than-expected tightening of monetary policy to fight inflation.
43.8%

There were exceptions though. Companies in Mexico registered more than half of their earnings abroad, due to the peso’s decline.

A man gestures in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage in Changchun, Jilin province, June 10, 2008. China's main stock index tumbled 7.73 percent on Tuesday, its biggest drop since June last year, after the central bank announced a harsher-than-expected tightening of monetary policy to fight inflation.
43.8%

Change in share of corporate revenue made abroad between 2015 and 2016

A man gestures in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage in Changchun, Jilin province, June 10, 2008. China's main stock index tumbled 7.73 percent on Tuesday, its biggest drop since June last year, after the central bank announced a harsher-than-expected tightening of monetary policy to fight inflation.
43.8%

Though there were exceptions, the measurement, made across 29 different markets, is a sign of how globalization has been in retreat, relatively speaking, in recent years.

A man gestures in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage in Changchun, Jilin province, June 10, 2008. China's main stock index tumbled 7.73 percent on Tuesday, its biggest drop since June last year, after the central bank announced a harsher-than-expected tightening of monetary policy to fight inflation.
43.8%

After intensifying for decades since the 1970s, globalization started decelerating in the late 2000s.

A man gestures in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage in Changchun, Jilin province, June 10, 2008. China's main stock index tumbled 7.73 percent on Tuesday, its biggest drop since June last year, after the central bank announced a harsher-than-expected tightening of monetary policy to fight inflation.
43.8%

And while the contribution of trade to the gross domestic product of countries more than doubled between the 1970s and the 2000s, it started falling in recent years.

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