Nicholas has the "Trade" Strategy Card left to execute.
The owner of this Strategy Card can decide to either open up trade or close all trade.
He decides on option "a", open trade negotiations. The initial consequence of this choice is that he automatically receives 3 Trade Goods and puts them on his Race Sheet. Further, all proposed new trade agreements between players must be approved by Nicholas.
Not all players have the same valued Trade Agreements. Let's proceed to an overview of the Trade Agreements available for the players in this game.