Brexit, Interest Rates And Trump – How Does It Affect Trade?

Brexit, Interest Rates and Trump – What’s Next? It has been a turbulent year on the world stage. We have seen a sea of change in global politics – the UK’s Brexit vote, Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. Presidential election and the resignation of Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi after his defeat in a …

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A US $100 billion Project To Connect Trade Between China And EU

Chinese president Xi Jinping has pledged to invest Rmb840bn (US$124bn) in One Belt One Road (OBOR) projects to build ports, roads, rail and industrial facilities connecting China to Europe.

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The simple steel box that transformed global trade

February 11, 2017 Containerization

Perhaps the defining feature of the global economy is precisely that it is global.

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Containerisation turns 60

May 1, 2016 Containerization

A six-sided metal box changed the course of shipping and trade 60 years ago this month WHEN a small group of men met in Hong Kong last month, there would have been plenty to celebrate. For they head up an industry that really has changed the world. Yet it is unlikely that any would have …

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