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GLOBALIZATION – World Trade
In his excellent recent works on the themes [of the] nature of globalization and expanding world trade – “The World is Flat,” and the earlier “The Lexus and the Olive Tree” – The New York Times Foreign Affairs columnist and book author Thomas Friedman brilliantly describes and elegantly frames the boundaries and frontiers of the new era that corporations and capital market players have entered, beginning in 1989.
News & Updates
March 1, 2021 What Is Sustainable Tourism and Why Is It Important?Source: Treehugger
Sustainable tourism considers its current and future economic, social, and environmental impacts by addressing the needs of its ecological surroundings and the local communities. This is achieved by protecting natural...
February 26, 2021 Brexit leaves London fighting for its future as Europe poaches businessSource: CNN
London has been the unrivaled king of European finance for more than three decades. Brexit is starting to change that. Billions of dollars worth of stock and derivatives trading has already vanished from the British capital after...
February 24, 2021 Biden orders supply chain review for 4 industriesSource: Politico
President Joe Biden will sign an executive order on Wednesday to review the global supply chains used by four key industries in an effort to avoid the shortages in medical equipment, semiconductors and other goods seen as...
Research & Insights
Source: Sci Tech Daily
Wind energy scientists at Cornell University have released a new global wind atlas – a digital compendium filled with documented extreme wind speeds for all parts of the world – to help engineers select the turbines in any given...
February 5, 2021 Renewables expected to replace coal by 2033, says Morgan StanleySource: The Hill
A new report from global wealth management company Morgan Stanley projects coal-fired power generation is likely to disappear from the U.S. power grid by 2033 and will largely be replaced by renewable energy resources.
December 6, 2019 Visualized: Ranking the Goods Most Traded Between the U.S. and ChinaSource: Visual Capitalist
Today’s infographic from HowMuch.net charts the top imports and exports between the U.S. and China, pulled from the Observatory of Economic Complexity’s (OEC) global market data for 2017.
Commentary & Opinion
February 17, 2021 Opinion - Why waning business confidence raises red flags over global economic recoverySource: South China Morning Post
t’s a worry now because the latest batch of world business confidence indicators seems to be showing signs of global economic activity starting to flag. Maybe it is a feature of the latest wave of lockdowns, or it could be...
Source: NY Post
Someone needs to tell these naïve bean counters that virtually all of China’s data is fabricated — even down to the number of children in school — for one simple purpose: to make Communist leaders look good.
November 11, 2020 John Major: Brexit set to be 'more brutal than anyone expected'Source: BBC
In a speech in London, the ex-prime minister said the UK's "inflexibility" and "threats" towards the EU would make future trade "less profitable".
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