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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Uncertainty seems to be the word of the day in global sourcing. From shifts in political, economic and trade policies around the world to changing expectations in terms of speed to market, there are numerous powers at play that suppliers, retailers and brands will have to watch closely over the coming months.
Monday, March 06, 2017
China is a Communist nation ruled by a central government and a President. Hong Kong is a limited democracy and although Hong Kong recognizes the President of China as head of state, Hong Kong is managed by a Chief Executive.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Analysts for Frontier Strategy Group (FSG) – an information and advisory services firm for emerging market executives – expect a slight improvement in global expansion in 2017.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
The patterns of China’s overseas direct investment are changing rapidly, says HSBC’s chief regional economist, Qu Hongbin.
Ocean fleet tracking. A new global environmental service was ushered in at this month’s World Ocean Council’s Sustainable Ocean Summit in Rotterdam.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
No matter what your political party, and even if NAFTA is modified or ended, all of the jobs are not likely to come back.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) gathered in Lima, Peru, just after Donald Trump’s stunning victory in the U.S. presidential election in November to regroup—and perhaps rethink—free trade alternatives for the coming year.
Friday, November 18, 2016
According to the consultancy, Armstrong & Associates, new global supply chain challenges will be handled by 3PLs in a variety of innovative ways next year.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
As noted in our Top Story, a “concerted response” must be made in the global economy to address supply chain disruptions in 2017.
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The WTO’s sixteenth monitoring report on Group of 20 (G20) trade measures shows that the number of trade-restrictive measures applied by G20 economies remains high, despite a slight decline against the previous period.