By Alan White, The Translation People. The coronavirus pandemic has caused the largest shake up in traditional business operations any of us have ever experienced. First came the cancelling of trade events, then restrictions on international travel, followed by rules that our teams must learn to work effectively from home. For businesses which rely on international […]
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is predicting a severe decline in international commerce this year. In a new report the WTO forecasts a contraction of between 13% and 32% this year. Estimates of the expected recovery in 2021 are equally uncertain, with outcomes depending largely on the duration of the outbreak and the effectiveness of […]
The UK is in talks to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The last time there was a trade war it coincided with an economic depression in the US, and didn’t end until World War 2 broke out. Now there is a war of words between the UK and US over a trade dispute involving Bombardier and Boeing. But this could be the first sign of a […]
David Davis the Brexit secretary wants the EU to revisit the way Brexit negotiations proceed. And an economics professor from Cardiff University has claimed that the UK would see a £135 billion boost if it chose the hard Brexit option. Do either Mr Davis or the economics professor have a point?
According to a new study, lack of diversity in the boardrooms of UK companies could hamper post Brexit trade talks with countries outside of the EU.
One of the first acts from US president, Donald Trump was to pull out of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), his latest act is to call in on the Middle East, dance with the odd sword, and do lots of deals with his good friends the Saudis. But are both acts in danger of back-firing?
What are the advantages that exporting could bring to your company and how do get started? Peter Hunt from OSE European has some answers.
Posted on 17th February 2017 in International Trade.
The National Institute of Economics and Social Research (NIESR) has claimed that predicted fall in migration from the EU to the UK will hit the economy hard, but that lower paid workers will be mildly better off.