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Supply chains are on the cusp of digital transformation

By Dave Evans, Co-Founder and CEO, Fictiv The supply chain boundaries behind the products we depend on have been laid bare over the past two years. As a result, more than ever, people are paying close attention to the state of supply chains, and significant disruption to this industry is inevitable. Industrial technology companies are […]

G-20 News

UN agency warns war in Ukraine could trigger 20% rise in food prices

Over the past two years, COVID-19 has presented many challenges to global food security. Today, what is happening in Russia and Ukraine adds another daunting challenge. Russia and Ukraine play an important role in global food production and supply. Russia is the world’s largest wheat exporter and Ukraine the fifth. Together they provide 19% of […]

Free Trade Zones

Free trade zone manufacturers warn of $4 billion export loss

Only Katunayake EPZ is exempt from power cuts while 14 other areas are in the dark Free Trade Zone Manufacturers Association says failure to supply electricity and power will impact exports, the only stable source of foreign currency FTZMA secretary Dhammika Fernando said the shutdown of the economy would be inevitable […]

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The war in Ukraine has investors thinking of a second Cold War

Since the fall of the Soviet Union, investors have enjoyed decades of global economic stability in which military conflict and foreign diplomacy played a lesser role in market movements. But Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is the clearest sign of a recent shift in this dynamic, as increased jostling between powerful nations will have far-reaching consequences […]

Free Trade Zones

S. Korea, Indonesia agree to cooperate in mineral, electric car supply chains

SEOUL, 22 Feb. (Yonhap) — South Korea and Indonesia on Tuesday agreed to boost bilateral cooperation in key mineral supply chains and the electric car sector, Seoul’s industry ministry said. The two sides signed a total of five memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on the issues during an economic cooperation committee meeting held in Jakarta earlier […]

Domestic Bonds

Will the RBNZ take thoughtful action or leapfrog when considering OCR on Wednesday?

The Reserve Bank’s (RBNZ) monetary policy committee is expected to raise the official exchange rate (OCR) after its first meeting of the year on Wednesday. Most bets are on this, increasing the rate by 25 points from 0.75% to 1%, but a 50 point increase is a possibility. Inflation is well above the committee’s 1-3% […]

Free Trade Zones

Gulfood 2022: For industrial hubs and free zones in the UAE, the food sector is more than a need

Dubai: Free zones and industrial hubs in the UAE are giving the food sector the highest priority – and the results are starting to show. The industrial city of Dubai last year reported an 11% increase in rentals to food companies wishing to set up a manufacturing base there. This includes additional space for the […]

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Visualization of countries by their largest trading partner (1960-2020)

Amid supply chain issues and inflated shipping costs, global trade continued to grow last year, reaching around $28 trillion in 2021. 23% increase over the previous year. Which countries are the central nodes of the global trade network? Although China is currently the world’s largest trading partner, this has not always been the case. This […]

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Tension at Ukrainian border threatens automotive supply chain | News

Tensions have skyrocketed in recent months in Eastern Europe as Russia reportedly massed more than 100,000 troops and heavy weapons on its border with Ukraine, raising fears of an invasion. High-stakes talks between Russia and the West have so far failed to defuse a tense standoff between the two sides. Meanwhile, local businesses are warning […]

Free Trade Zones

Insufficient cotton production despite a huge market

Cotton production in Bangladesh has been low as farmers prefer other cash crops to white fiber, completely missing out on at least a $3 billion domestic market. The country only managed to produce 1.77 lakh bales of cotton last year, which was insufficient to meet the demand of a single mill. For all the latest […]

Domestic Bonds

Forget inflation. Opposites expect a recession and lower bond yields.

“What everyone knows is not worth knowing”, as the famous financier Bernard Baruch once said. And that’s how I was reminded of a long speech in the New York Times last week about why bond yields remain low, despite rising inflation and large budget deficits. Central banks around the world have set rates at zero […]

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EC president promises EU chip law to boost production

The European Commission will introduce legislation next month to turn the continent into a center of expertise and chip manufacturing. The EC will propose the European Chip Law in early February, which will strengthen Europe’s infrastructure for the production and supply chain of chip manufacturing, Ursula von der Leyen, chair of the commission, said in […]

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Outlook for European structured finance 2022

LONDON, January 19, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DBRS Morningstar has released its annual outlook for European structured finance. Looking ahead to 2022, as pandemic-induced volatility continues to subside, we expect the European securitization market to face a number of themes: (1) Evolution towards sustainable capital markets (2) Geopolitical risks Brexit – a forgotten story – continues to create […]

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Trade in 2022 – a minefield awaits

This article is an on-site version of our Trade Secrets newsletter. Sign up here to receive the newsletter directly to your inbox every Monday Compliments of the season, and welcome to the first Trade Secrets of 2022. First of all, our format is changing from today. Instead of a four-day-a-week newsletter, I’ll write a full […]

Free Trade Zones

THIRD PARTY LOGISTICS COMPANIES OFFER BENEFITS TO THOSE OPERATING IN FTAs

Businesses involved in importing global products to the United States and considering the use of a Foreign Trade Zone (FTA) in their operations may want to consult with a third-party logistics company for an in-depth review of access to a free zone. can mean to them and what a 3PL could offer in terms of […]

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AM Can Help Address Persistent Pandemic Supply Chain Problems ”3dpbm

Stay up to date on all that is happening in the wonderful world of AM through our LinkedIn community. Many commentators have recently discussed the supply chain issues plaguing the world in the backdraft caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and it looks like these issues are likely to precipitate a sea change in the way […]

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Why is 2022 the perfect time to invest?

Vietnam offers favorable conditions for foreign investors for many reasons: strategic location, abundant workforce with competitive labor costs and a relatively open environment for FDI to name a few- a few. However, the pandemic outbreak during the summer months of 2021 with heavy restrictions and supply chain disruptions has led to uncertainties; thus, foreign investors […]

Domestic Bonds

Central Florida Bail Bonds Agency Announces Release of New Blog with Tips for Keeping Your Packages Out of the Hands of Porch Hackers

ORLANDO, Florida, December 15, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Central Florida Bonding, a surety agency based in Orlando, Florida, announces his new blog “It’s Porch Pirate Season”. This blog is designed to educate consumers about the threat of porch hackers and tips on how to prevent their packages from being slipped off their porch. Online […]

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Persistent openness, the best manifestation of China’s commitment to the WTO

CHENG WANDONG / FOR CHINA DAILY China’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) 20 years ago has proven to be a watershed economic event of the 21st century, changing the political-economic landscape not only of China but also of the world in his outfit. China’s continued openness is the best way to celebrate its […]

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DP World supply chain to invest Rs 10,000 crore in Gujarat

Global supply chain solutions company DP World said on Wednesday it was looking to invest Rs 10,000 crore in developing logistics infrastructure in Gujarat. Addressing the Vibrant Gujarat roadshow in Dubai, United Arab Emirates where the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Bhupendra Patel was present, Rizwan Soomar, CEO and Managing Director (subcontinent) of DP World, said: […]

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Congress suspends flea law, consequences could be brutal

The US Congress owns the Chip Act. With funding of $ 52 billion, the bill could deflect the chip shortage crisis and strengthen American technology. If Congress continues to drag its feet on the CHIPS for America Act, the consequences will be dire. Chips are everywhere, from cars and cell phones, to cloud computing, smart […]

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Moving targets – NJBIZ

“A lot of people talk about ‘let’s get back to normal.’ I don’t mean. Normal failed,” John Kennedy, who heads the New Jersey manufacturing expansion program, said at a conference Dec. 1. on the shortage of the supply chain. – Ship in port As New Jersey and across the country grapple with supply chain delays […]

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Oxford Business Group and Organization of African Economic Zones launch landmark analysis

New policy report, produced by Oxford Business Group (OBG) in partnership with the Organization of African Economic Zones (AEZO), highlights the continent’s rapidly developing industrial sector, which is fast becoming a key driver of wider economic growth as a region integration increases. Entitled “Economic Zones in Africa – Policy Report”, the report was launched at […]

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The contemporary world and the era of hybrid warfare

The route of bilateral Bangladesh-France relations began from the 14e February 1972, when France recognizes Bangladesh as a sovereign state. On March 17, 1972, Bangladesh opened its resident diplomatic mission in Paris. France provided valuable support to the government and people of the French Republic during the war of liberation in 1971. The people of […]

Domestic Bonds

India Inc To Show Significant EBITDA Growth Over Next 12-18 Months: Moody’s

Benefiting from strong consumer demand and high commodity prices, Indian companies will show significant EBITDA growth over the next 12 to 18 months, according to Moody’s. The rating agency, which has 22 Indian companies under its scanner, said growing government spending on infrastructure will support demand for steel and cement. In addition, the increase in […]

Free Trade Zones

Government wants to ensure tax breaks for free ports are not wasted

EENTER THE Tilbury Harbor and you’ll see building materials piled up, imported, processed and waiting to be transported to construction sites. With London nearby and an increase in demand for home extensions linked to the pandemic, business is booming – or rather, beeping, as vehicles lift and stack containers in piles. Things calm down as […]

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A trade-related solution to the challenge of US inflation

This article is an on-site version of our Trade Secrets newsletter. Sign up here to receive the newsletter directly to your inbox from Monday to Thursday Hello from Washington, where President Joe Biden has just emerged from a virtual meeting with Chinese Premier Xi Jinping. Trade has been brought up, a senior administration official told […]

G-20 News

Biden administration to spend billions on aging US ports

Aerial view of a COSCO container ship unloading cargo at the Port of Los Angeles on October 26, 2021 in San Pedro, California. Qian Weizhong | China Visual Group | Getty Images WASHINGTON – The Biden administration on Tuesday presented several initiatives to address immediate supply chain challenges and other disruptions affecting global trade. Several […]

G-20 News

Biden reflects on US leadership and progress at G-20 summit

The president also underlined the commitments to fight against climate change. 31 October 2021, 21:31 • 6 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article President Joe Biden discussed the progress he has made with other world leaders at this weekend’s G-20 summit, including ways to tackle climate change, as the event s’ […]

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Supply chain disruption hinders economic recovery – The New Indian Express

Express news service Most of us have done this at least once. That is, by pressing the reset button on the smartphone to turn it off and eliminate the virus. For best results, we even tried a deep clean or restart, which restores factory settings meaning the device is like new. Simple, really. So when […]

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Connectivity between Central Asia and South Asia may depend on relations between Pakistan and the United States

When the United States left Afghanistan, they took their money with them. Fortunately, the leaders of Central and South Asia – Uzbekistan and Pakistan – had already planned to connect the regions to increase trade and opportunities. In July, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan met in Tashkent where they signed […]

G-20 News

G20 MFs support tax deal and pledge to continue recovery – The Indian Panorama

ASHINGTON (TIP): Financial leaders from major G20 economies have endorsed a global deal to overhaul corporate taxation and have pledged to maintain budget support for their economies while closely monitoring rising inflation. G20 finance ministers and central bank governors also said in a statement released after a meeting in Washington that the International Monetary Fund […]

Free Trade Zones

Li Keqiang Attends Opening Ceremony of 130th Session of China Import and Export Fair and Pearl River International Trade Forum, Stresses China Will Always Expand Openness and Promote Free Trade in order to share opportunities with the world for greater development

On the afternoon of October 14, 2021, Premier Li Keqiang attended the opening ceremony of the 130th session of the China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) and the Pearl River International Trade and delivered a keynote address in Guangzhou. Peruvian President Pedro Castillo, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Malaysian […]

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Economic woes: Biden blames Trump. Trump blames Biden. They are both right. | Chroniclers

“The Biden administration,” Eric Garcia reports to The Independent, “tries to shift responsibility for the country’s current supply chain crisis at the feet of the Trump administration as the country faces a series of problems shipping “. White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain in a tweet refers to congestion in US ports as “like […]

G-20 News

G20 CFOs Support Global Tax Deal | Whyalla news

Financial leaders from major G20 economies have endorsed a global deal to overhaul corporate taxation and have pledged to maintain budget support for their economies while closely monitoring inflation. G20 finance ministers and central bank governors also said after a meeting in Washington on Wednesday that the International Monetary Fund should establish a new trust […]

Trade Wars

How America Spoiled Christmas – CNN

Although the pandemic has ignited the game, the United States has been building this bonfire of supply chain failures for years. The government drastically cut investment in the manufacturing sector, crippled the postal service and engaged in minor trade wars that made the pandemic era particularly painful for consumers. Empty mail: The U.S. Postal Service […]

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PeopleForBikes Announces Speakers and Agenda for Virtual Bicycle Leadership Conference and In-Person Electric Bike Summit

BOULDER, COLO (September 30, 2021) – PeopleForBikes, a national not-for-profit cycling and cycling industry advocacy organization‘s trade association, is pleased to announce the agenda for its latest Virtual Cycling Leadership Conference (BLC) and the upcoming in-person e-bike summit, as well as future events planned for 2022 aimed at bringing together the bicycle industry through comprehensive […]

Domestic Bonds

Why are bond yields rising? Not because of inflation

Bond yields are rising, but not because of inflation, says Joe Lavorgna, chief economist for the Americas at Natixis. On the contrary, he says, the catalyst is the Federal Reserve’s plan to reduce its massive purchases of Treasury bonds and agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS). The 10-year Treasury yield has jumped to over 1.5% lately, from […]

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Analysis: STB chairman reports railroad growth problem

A Union Pacific freight train climbs to the top of Sherman Hill in Wyoming in June 2018. Carload traffic is down. (Bill Stephens) Surface Transportation Board Chairman Martin J. Oberman ruffled some feathers this month when he said the railways’ pursuit of ever-growing profits had led to a loss of market share for trucks over […]

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Why is it always so difficult to buy a next-gen console?

It has now been almost a year since the release of the next generation consoles from Microsoft and Sony. The Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 both hit shelves in November 2020, alongside Microsoft’s smaller, all-digital S-series. They immediately responded to an important request; pre-orders sold out quickly and most customers had to wait until […]

Free Trade Zones

Forth Ports ‘disappointed’ with Scottish government stance on free ports

The managing director of Forth Ports admitted his “disappointment” that the Scottish government failed to reach an agreement with the British government on the future of Scottish free ports. Charles Hammond has already pledged to back the plans, suggesting that such a site in the Firth of Forth could create up to 50,000 direct and […]

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Biden breaks promise to heal transatlantic rift

This article is an onsite version of our Trade Secrets newsletter. Sign up here to receive the newsletter directly to your inbox from Monday to Thursday Hello again from Washington DC, where the summer weather cools down in the fall (or fall) and people are slowly resuming in-person meetings. We have several transatlantic visitors expected […]

G-20 News

PM Modi to address UNGA and meet with Biden and Harris in US | Latest India News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have bilateral meetings with US President Joe Biden (September 24) and Vice President Kamala Harris (September 23) during a busy three-day trip to the United States that will see him address at the United Nations General Assembly. in New York as the first speaker of the day. The highlight of […]

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Tomar at the G20 Agriculture Ministers meeting

Union Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Sunday that India was emerging as a destination country for healthy food products. “The Indian government has focused on reintroducing traditional foods including millet, other nutritious grains, fruits and vegetables, fish, dairy products and organic products into the diet of the people. Their production […]

Trade Wars

New book from Procurement’s toughest reviewer – and most vocal champion

Yet Epstein is also an “enthusiastic cheerleader” who insists “today is the best time to shop.” Why? The author sees sourcing becoming “a destination of choice for visionary leaders and high-performing employees looking to engage in goal-oriented work.” Of course, digital transformation is the essential catalyst for all this value-driven work ”. Bold predictions, detailed […]

Domestic Bonds

As headwinds deepen, China has seen fiscal support accelerate to protect growth

People walk in the Lujiazui financial district at sunset in Pudong, Shanghai, China on July 13, 2021. Photo taken on July 13, 2021. REUTERS / Aly Song / File Photo BEIJING, Aug.3 (Reuters) – China set to step up spending on infrastructure projects as central bank backs modest easing measures as Delta variant and flood […]

Free Trade Zones

India Warehouse Market Growth Opportunities 2021-2026: Expected to Witness 9.1% CAGR – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – “India Warehouse Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunities and Forecast 2021-2026” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The Indian warehouse market reached a value of INR 676 billion in 2020. Going forward, the Indian warehouse market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.1% during 2021-2026. Warehousing […]

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Private equity funds bet on resilience – Opinion

Usman Akhtar and Soegeng Wibowo Singapore / Jakarta ● Wed, July 21, 2021 2021-07-21 01:25 0 c78papa32e3af0945bdb46490a823808e 2 Notice equity market, COVID-19, Asia-Pacific, resilience, loan, NPL, finance Release The COVID-19 pandemic hit Southeast Asian economies in 2020 and prompted private investors to take shelter. The value of transactions fell 26% year-on-year and contracted 16% from […]

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H&P Insights: demystifying digital transformation; “This new normal”

Demystifying digital transformation For the oil and gas industry, hydropower is both the end product and a critical operation within plant operations. Understanding the health of the equipment within the facility is essential. This is where digital transformation comes in. In a new Hydraulics & Pneumatics article, authors Amit Patel and Jason Maderic of Emerson […]

Free Trade Zones

Extending the gains of upstream integration to sugar production

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday gave its support to the Dangote sugar refinery, the BUA sugar refinery and the Golden Sugar Company to import sugar into the country, ordering no other company to have access foreign currency to import the product. According to the apex bank, this is in line with the upstream […]

Trade Wars

NH is ready to attract more foreign investment

Despite the lingering effects of a global pandemic and the Trump administration’s trade wars, foreign markets and foreign business investment remain a vital part of NH’s economy. In fact, the latest report on the globalization of NH prepared by researchers at Plymouth State University (PSU) shows that NH is ready to attract more foreign investment. […]

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Foreign intrigue: NH is ready to attract more foreign investment | New

Despite the lingering effects of a global pandemic and the Trump administration’s trade wars, foreign markets and foreign business investment remain a vital part of New Hampshire’s economy. In fact, the latest report on the globalization of New Hampshire prepared by researchers at Plymouth State University (PSU) shows that New Hampshire is ready to attract […]

Free Trade Zones

Arab container flow to Brazil is underutilized

After Brazilian exports were shipped to Arab countries, the reverse flow of containers was not put to good use, said Jean Stoll (pictured above), global director of protein and dairy at AP Moller-Maersk. The executive participated in the webinar “Logistics and transport between Brazil and the Arab countries: opportunities, challenges and role of the Suez […]

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Talking about technology and trade: challenges and opportunities in Africa

Webb Fontaine (www.WebbFontaine.com), a leading provider of customs and trade solutions to governments around the world, will bring together a panel of industry professionals to discuss “Technology and trade in Africa: challenges and opportunities” in a webinar series on July 12 at 1200 HEC. The roundtable will explore revolutionary thinking and innovative ideas on international […]

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Survive or thrive? Data-Driven Quality and Compliance Now Critical to Supply Chains Mission – TechCrunch

The consumer products industry is constantly evolving to meet consumer demands. New product trends can arise suddenly, forcing brands and retailers to pivot quickly. We saw this happen virtually overnight at the start of the pandemic, when consumers around the world had to quickly outfit their home offices with webcams and other computer accessories and […]

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China will likely be the world’s largest consumer of cultured meat – but a long and arduous journey awaits it

It is a well-known fact that China’s huge population means it is today and will continue to be in the future, leading to struggles to meet local demand for meat, this which encourages the government to open up to cultivated meat. “[China] suffers from food instability [with its] meat supply very vulnerable to disease, [as […]

Free Trade Zones

World Free Zone Organization Tackles Critical Free Zone Issues at AICE 2021

His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, President of the World Organization of Free Zones, inaugurated the seventh edition of the Annual International Conference & Exhibition (AICE) 2021, which takes place virtually in Dubai from June 21 to 24, 2021. More of 100 leading keynote speakers and more than 4,000 policymakers, academics, multilateral organizations and global […]

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American Image Awards honors leaders in diversity and innovation – WWD

The 2021 Virtual AAFA American Image Awards, which benefits the Fashion Designers Council of America Foundation, on Monday honored companies and individuals who stand up for diversity, inclusion, innovation and global reach . This year’s recipients were HanesBrands as Company of the Year; Walmart as Retail Innovator of the Year; Gabriela Hearst as designer of […]

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Xinjiang polysilicon ban aims to promote Biden’s national agenda

Editor’s Note: Bradley Blankenship is an American journalist, political analyst and independent reporter based in Prague. The article reflects the views of the author and not necessarily those of CGTN. According to various sources, the administration of US President Joe Biden is considering a ban on imports of polysilicon from China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region […]

Trade Wars

Multi-Jurisdictional: 2021 Global Trade and Supply Chain Webinar Series

Our 18th annual global trade and supply chain webinar series titled “International Trade and Developments in a World of Recovery and Renewal” features the latest developments in international trade, including updates on wars trade, negotiations of trade agreements and major customs, export controls and the evolution of sanctions. In addition to our usual topics on […]

Free Trade Zones

Visualize 40 years of booming exports

China has the second highest GDP in the world and it exports 15% of all the goods in the world. But how did this happen? Just 40 years ago, the Chinese economy was in a totally different situation, accounting for less than 1% of world exports and still in the early stages of building its […]

Trade Wars

Biden administration “strike force” to act against unfair Chinese trade

WASHINGTON DC: In response to China’s unfair trade practices, the United States will target China with a new “strike force,” the Biden administration announced on Tuesday. In Tuesday’s announcement, the White House revealed the findings of a review of U.S. access to critical products, from semiconductors to electric vehicle batteries. The newly formed “trade supply […]

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Global trade set to rebound strongly in 2021 after showing resilience during pandemic

Global trade has been more resilient than expected during the pandemic and will rebound strongly in 2021, according to the Dubai Multi Commodities Center, although the recovery is uneven and dependent on the rollout of vaccines and the easing of geopolitical tensions. Feryal Ahmadi, director of operations for DMCC, which chairs companies involved in the […]

Domestic Bonds

3 things to watch out for when the ECB meets on Thursday

Text size European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde arrives to attend a plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, Feb.8, 2021. POOL / AFP via Getty Images President Christine Lagarde can be expected to avoid mentioning the word charged – tapering – on Thursday after the regular meeting of the European Central Bank’s […]

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Luxury brands rethink e-commerce strategies as pandemic affects in-store retail

Trade wars and Brexit also create challenges for the luxury sector, according to Hogan Lovells webinar Andrey_Popov; Shutterstock The Covid-19 pandemic has forced luxury brands to embrace e-commerce faster and rethink how they can deliver an exclusive and personalized experience online, according to Pamela Weinstock, an expert in entertainment and fashion law. Weinstock – speaking […]

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The best service providers partner with medical laboratories, pharmacies, blood centers, home care agencies and veterinary laboratories

DUBLIN, June 4, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The “Medical Messaging Services Market Size, Market Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Growth Trends, Key Players, Competitive Strategies and Forecast, 2021-2029” report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global medical courier market is growing steadily as a direct result of the upward trends in the same day […]

Trade Wars

Improving access in a post-pandemic world

Over the past year, we’ve all been sailing uncharted waters and dynamic changes at almost every turn. It has touched us as individual leaders, employees and consumers. These ever-changing conditions are almost certain to continue as the world redefines how it works, lives and plays. Through it all, we’ve learned that leadership matters and that […]

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Global Medical Courier Market Report 2021-2029: Strong Demand and Presence of Top Players Keep North America Dominant – ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business

DUBLIN – (BUSINESS WIRE) – June 2, 2021– the “Medical Messaging Services Market Size, Market Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Growth Trends, Key Players, Competitive Strategies and Forecast, 2021-2029” the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.comoffer. The global medical courier market is growing steadily as a direct result of the upward trends in the same day […]

Free Trade Zones

NingboLife and NingboExpat since 2004

Zhejiang Free Trade Zone Ningbo Zone Construction Plan Released Details Category: Government news Publication: Tuesday, June 1, 2021 12:51 The Ningbo Municipal Government recently released “The Construction Plan for the Pilot Free Trade Zone of the Ningbo Region of China (Zhejiang)”. According to the overall requirements and the functional positioning of the Ningbo area, it […]

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Integrate resilience into a Supply Chain 4.0 strategy | Digital supply chain

Companies are looking to streamline and improve supply chains, but are also under pressure to manage supply chain disruptions and meet the corporate social responsibility requirements associated with their supply chains. All of this has only been bolstered by COVID-19, but companies can build the resilience of their supply chains by digitizing their infrastructure with […]

Domestic Bonds

AIF warehousing: the next frontier of investment?

In recent years, we have witnessed some disruptive trends in the investment community: access to financial products is now more inclusive, innovation has a premium, and awareness of the importance of investing. is at an all time high. It is the era of the democratization of finance. This democratization had two subsequent consequences: while it […]

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Wuhan Institute of Virology’s role in pandemic is first step to hold China accountable

In fifty-six days, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) will celebrate 100 years of its existence. In its day, the party held a political monopoly over the lives of 1.6 billion people and pushed China into a world power that today rivals the influence of the United States in terms of money and military. . The […]

G-20 News

Experts urge G20 leaders to act against cruel wildlife trade

World Animal Protection has released a new report that exposes the loopholes in the laws of G20 countries that continue to cruelly exploit wildlife and leave the world vulnerable to future pandemics. Read also: Kenya begins its first national wildlife census The NGO calls on G20 world leaders to ban the global trade in wildlife, […]

Trade Wars

American merchant seamen are unsung heroes, then and now

Over the past 15 months, as the world grapples with COVID-19, the United States has been forced to question the fundamental assumptions that underpin our economic and military strength. This is most clearly seen in our maritime presence. On Maritime Day, after a year marked by sacrifice and perseverance, efforts to understand our vulnerabilities must […]

Free Trade Zones

UAE 100% Foreign Ownership Will Boost Investor Confidence and Lower Cost of Operations

(MENAFN – Khaleej Times) The UAE’s announcement of 100% foreign ownership in all areas as of June 1 is being touted as a game changer and a masterstroke. This was the biggest request from various works councils in decades. The current system requires 51 percent local sponsorship as well as majority representation on the board, […]

Money Management

Boston Beer (SAM) up 34% since last earnings report: can it continue?

A month has passed since the last Boston Beer (SAM) earnings report. Stocks rose about 34% during that time, outperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent positive trend continue until its next earnings release, or is Boston Beer likely to experience a pullback? Before we dive into how investors and analysts have reacted in recent […]

Money Management

How COVID-19 Affects Microfinance

By now, it is clear that the global coronavirus pandemic and the resulting government-imposed lockdowns have had an unprecedented impact on the global economy. But what may not have been sufficiently clarified to date is how critical the situation has become for the groups most at risk from this downturn. Specifically, low-income groups in developing […]

Money Management

Loans on assets | Banking & Finance | Benefits | Skill

Our asset-based lending team has extensive experience across the full spectrum of ABL finance. We advise major banks, specialist banks, peer to peer lenders, independent lenders as well as corporate borrowers. Our advices The advice covers the structuring of transactions, preparation and negotiation of termsheets, documentation of facilities, security structures, review of underlying debtors contracts […]