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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
With tax reform proposals coming this week, every manufacturer and supply chain provider should be watching out for a possible Border Adjustment Tax (BAT). And, if we see it we must quickly root against it.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
President Donald Trump’s focus on curbing the trade deficit by bolstering U.S. exports and reducing imports could drive policy changes that may alter industrial real estate markets throughout the U.S., Cushman & Wakefield reported in logistics and industrial research briefing released recently.
Monday, March 27, 2017
The last decade has been a march towards globalization, but recent political and economic events have created a backlash and stirred the debate; globalization vs. protectionism
Monday, December 05, 2016
There is plenty more room for trade agreements in the future, but as an example of the pervasiveness of global trade, with 164 countries part of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, most countries have already made at least some basic move to join the global economy.
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.
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.
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Global economic growth may remain stuck in low gear for several more years, though a worldwide recession is unlikely, according to the third quarter Global Risk Service report from IHS Markit.
Monday, October 10, 2016
The Republican Party was always noted for being pro-trade, but with Trump as the GOP leader, it seems the GOP is becoming the anti-trade party.
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Container freight rates are forecast to rise modestly over the next 18 months from the all-time lows reached recently, but this will not be sufficient to rescue the industry from substantial losses in 2016, according to the latest Container Forecaster report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.
Posted on 07/05 at 10:04 AM
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Thursday, June 30, 2016
Last week’s Brexit vote has created political upheaval and a confused and uncertain global marketplace, contend leading law and supply chain analysts.
Posted on 06/30 at 10:05 AM
Supply Chain •