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34 Countries Disrupt the Global Economy by Locking Data Behind Borders - Global Trade Magazine (blog)

Published: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:15:57 GMT


34 Countries Disrupt the Global Economy by Locking Data Behind Borders
Global Trade Magazine (blog)
The practice of locking data behind geographic borders is costing the global economy billions of dollars—with the burden falling not just on trading partners, but also on the very countries that impose barriers on data, the tech-policy think tank ...

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US 3PLs Had Mediocre Year in 2016, Says Armstrong Report - Global Trade Magazine (blog)

Published: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:19:20 GMT


US 3PLs Had Mediocre Year in 2016, Says Armstrong Report
Global Trade Magazine (blog)
2016 was a mediocre year for third-party logistics in the United States, according to a report recently released by Armstrong & Associates. Third-party logistics net revenues grew 2.1 percent over 2015 to $73.5 billion, while overall gross revenues ...

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UPS Report: Traditional Industrial Distributors Face Mounting Risk - Global Trade Magazine (blog)

Published: Mon, 19 Jun 2017 07:16:36 GMT


UPS Report: Traditional Industrial Distributors Face Mounting Risk
Global Trade Magazine (blog)
Address buyers' needs by product: Partnerships can help make businesses more competitive. Look into purchasing insurance on products and shipments to mitigate risk and to help protect and improve cash flow; leverage a logistics provider's global ...

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Brick and Mortar is Far From Doomed - Global Trade Magazine (blog)

Published: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:04:47 GMT


Brick and Mortar is Far From Doomed
Global Trade Magazine (blog)
“Retailers who treat their online businesses like one of their brick-and-mortar stores may discover they are simply trading sales between the two,” the report concluded. “Those who embrace a strategy that blends both channels will find that brick-and ...

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Asia to hit peak coal by 2024 amid renewables frenzy - Global Trade Review (GTR)

Published: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:09:05 GMT


Global Trade Review (GTR)

Asia to hit peak coal by 2024 amid renewables frenzy
Global Trade Review (GTR)
By 2040, there will be US$10.2tn invested in new power generation capacity worldwide, of which US$4.8tn will be in Asia, data from the New Energy Outlook 2017 report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) shows. In Asia, one-third of this investment ...

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Maersk sails into trade finance world - Global Trade Review (GTR)

Published: Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:54:15 GMT


Global Trade Review (GTR)

Maersk sails into trade finance world
Global Trade Review (GTR)
“The driver for us was looking at adjacent businesses and our goal in shipping was to simplify things for our customers,” global director of trade finance Vipul Sardana tells GTR. “When we talk to customers, most of them say that our efforts are great ...

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US Shale Gas Leads Global Energy Market in BP Energy Outlook - Global Trade Magazine (blog)

Published: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:05:58 GMT


US Shale Gas Leads Global Energy Market in BP Energy Outlook
Global Trade Magazine (blog)
Natural gas will be the fastest-growing traditional global energy source, according to a recently-released BP report, growing faster oil and coal, and being led by United States shale gas. “The rapid expansion of LNG [liquefied natural gas] is likely ...

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Trump's Trade Policy Agenda: More Liberalization - Center for Research on Globalization

Published: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:40:49 GMT


Center for Research on Globalization

Trump's Trade Policy Agenda: More Liberalization
Center for Research on Globalization
However, a different conclusion emerges from a closer reading of Donald Trump's business interests, of his trade agenda as published in the 2016 Annual Report on the Trade Agreements Program by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR ...

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Global Growth Set to Strengthen to 2.7 percent as Outlook Brightens - World Bank Group

Published: Mon, 05 Jun 2017 20:23:18 GMT


World Bank Group

Global Growth Set to Strengthen to 2.7 percent as Outlook Brightens
World Bank Group
WASHINGTON, June 4, 2017— The World Bank forecasts that global economic growth will strengthen to 2.7 percent in 2017 as a pickup in manufacturing and trade, rising market confidence, and stabilizing commodity prices allow growth to resume in ...

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Broadridge launches trade reporting offering for SFTR - GlobalCustodian.com (subscription)

Published: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:10:00 GMT


Broadridge launches trade reporting offering for SFTR
GlobalCustodian.com (subscription)
“The SFTR rules present a major challenge for all market participants due to their complex nature, dual-sided reporting and proximity to MiFID II compliance deadlines,” said Tom Carey, president of global technology and operations, international for ...

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