On Wednesday, the US and China will sign a compromise deal that will calm but not end a two-year trade war.
In a volatile year for commodities and energy, S&P Global Platts' news, pricing and analytics teams explored many of the biggest themes and trends through infographics. Here are a selection.
"Chicken noodle soup?" she wondered as she sat at her kitchen table with a pen and notepad. "No, I'll make chicken and biscuits. That's more filling."
After a phase one trade deal with the US, China said on Monday that it would slash import tariffs on a wide range of goods from around the world to boost domestic consumption.