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Opinion
18 April 2017
Washington had hoped the TPP would one day give it access to China's protected markets but with its demise, US companies will have to find alternative ways to access and compete with an economy...
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Feature
12 April 2017
Ivan Castano takes a deeper look at what the impact of the new administration in the US could mean for trade and trade finance in Mexico and the opportunities beyond the turmoil
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Feature
12 April 2017
If Britain fails to secure a Brexit deal that gives it some form of access to the EU single market, East Africa's horticulture export sector could be dealt a fatal blow, writes Edward George
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News
28 March 2017
Export Development Canada (EDC) has launched a corporate branch in Singapore in an attempt to give Canadian companies a competitive advantage in the Asia Pacific region. EDC will be able to...
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Feature
27 March 2017
Citi's Renato Faria and Sanjeev Ganjoo find that digitising trade instruments and improving working capital management will help Latin America's corporates weather challenging conditions
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Opinion
20 March 2017
Brazil must do more to find foreign markets for its goods and services because domestic consumption will struggle to provide the demand the country needs to sustain its recovery, says Wagner S...
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Feature
24 February 2017
Dr Abhishesk Deshpande and Cristina Peicuti analyse how Ghana's oil and gas sectors are evolving and suggest the country's energy outlook is bright
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Feature
23 February 2017
Azerbaijan's pivotal role in the Caspian Sea Southern Gas Corridor has attracted significant investment but only development finance institutions support the country with trade finance. Is this...
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News
8 February 2017
Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows into Europe fell by nearly one-third in 2016, a United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) research paper has revealed. The 29% year-on-year...
OBOR
Feature
25 January 2017
With each new project acting as a tangible stride towards achieving China's one belt one road initiative, its realisation appears to only be a matter of time, reports Binyamin Ali
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Feature
25 January 2017
Once the EU abolishes sugar quotas in 2017, its beet sugar looks set to flood the markets, bringing prices down. Clarissa Dann reports on how one Mauritian conglomerate set about its...
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Opinion
30 November 2016
What are the immediate and future potential business impacts of Brexit for financial services providers and their corporate clients? Panellists at a recent BAFT conference agree that the new trade...
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Feature
30 November 2016
Dr Benedict Okey Oramah reviews the prospects for African trade in a climate of low commodity prices and explains how the continent is taking back control of its trade growth
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Feature
29 November 2016
As Vladimir Putin gears up for a second term in 2018, all eyes are on Russia's economic storm clouds as it navigates the fall-out of sanctions, recession and plunging commodity prices, says...
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Feature
29 November 2016
Despite the slump in global trade growth rates, and ongoing pain in the container shipping market, investor appetite for port infrastructure is undimmed as they cater for larger vessels. Jon...
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Feature
29 November 2016
Turkey has found itself at the centre of an international effort to contain violence and aggression across Syria and Iraq, and the refugee crisis it has created, while resisting a coup d'...
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News
10 November 2016
Donald Trump’s presidential victory on 8 November 2016 was a surprise to many and will be cause for concern for a lot of the US’ traditional allies. His campaign pronouncements on...
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News
7 November 2016
Egyptian authorities have raided factories and warehouses, seizing 9,000 tonnes of sugar during a sugar shortage that sent prices to US$10kg in the past few weeks.  Prime Minister Sherif...
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