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Visualizing The U.S. States Most Vulnerable To A Trade War

• https://www.zerohedge.com, Tyler Durden

However, as Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins notes, with talk of a trade war heating up once again (Russia and China), , there is a real possibility that the global trade landscape could shift dramatically over the coming months and years.

Any such shifts wouldn't likely impact the country in a uniform and evenly distributed fashion – instead, any impending trade war would pose the largest direct risk to states that are dependent on buying and selling goods on international markets.

Washington, D.C. tops the list, with only 1.5% of its regional GDP tied to trade.

This makes sense since The District's economy is mostly linked to the government, service, and tourism sectors. Nearby Virginia also has surprisingly little international trade, at just 8.9% of its economy.

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