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Monday, July 11, 2016
Brexit took a big bite out of the British economy and roiled financial markets across the globe. Market and regulatory uncertainty dampens the outlook for investment and growth, and unfortunately, we can expect a sustained period of uncertainty once exit negotiations begin.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
According to Panjiva data, U.S. export of goods in 2015 was about $1.5 trillion
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Along with exchange rates, costs of production, availability of raw materials and market demand, a change in climate can redirect trade flows, raise the price of trade goods and create openings for new products.
Posted on 04/26 at 09:01 AM
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Monday, April 25, 2016
In a hyper-connected global economy, where businesses and consumers increasingly make decisions based upon brand reputation and responsible corporate practices, companies large and small need increased visibility into the multiple layers of their supply chain to mitigate hazards, achieve compliance, and enable the ethical procurement of goods and services.
Posted on 04/25 at 09:13 AM
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Tuesday, March 15, 2016
The One Belt and One Road Initiative is a development strategy and framework that focuses on connecting countries primarily in Eurasia. There are two main components: the land-based "Silk Road Economic Belt" (SREB) and oceangoing "Maritime Silk Road" (MSR).
Posted on 03/15 at 09:13 AM
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Monday, February 22, 2016
Ten Southeast Asian countries launched a long-term plan to achieve regional economic integration within the next 10 years in an effort to better compete with China, Japan and South Korea. However, supply chain infrastructure must be rapidly improved for this to happen.
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Preliminary traffic figures for the month of November released today by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) indicate that air cargo markets remained weak.
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
At this time last year our experts told us to expect a “gravity shift” toward economic centers in the East. China’s sudden decline has changed all that, and it now appears that supply chains may remain in stasis worldwide.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Companies are increasingly turning to Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) to reduce duties and lower costs. In fact, 57% of companies reported a decrease in import fees and experienced more optimal total landed costs per unit since using FTZs.
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Monday, November 02, 2015
Leading global commercial real estate services firm Colliers International Group Inc. recently issued “From First Mile to Last Mile,” a global logistics report examining the primary factors that will impact the global pattern of warehousing and logistics over the next generation, as well as the elements already shifting global trade flows and retail formats.