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The U.S.-China faceoff is not halting globalization

While the two camps decouple, new links are forming with other countries

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A Chinese-built car carrier operated by Sweden's Wallenius Lines loads in Tianjin: Chinese carmakers are ordering their own car carriers to take their vehicles out to the world. (Imaginechina via AP Images)

Abishur Prakash is CEO of The Geopolitical Business, a Toronto-based advisory firm, and the author of "The World Is Vertical: How Technology Is Remaking Globalization."

With China recently overtaking Germany to become the world's second-largest exporter of cars, automakers like BYD and SAIC are starting to acquire their own ships to take their vehicles out to the world.

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