Closures of manufacturing and distribution and bottlenecks at borders through the COVID-19 pandemic have exposed the fragility of global supply chains.
The world’s top 100 companies account for $31.7 trillion in market capital. US companies make up 65% of the total market value, equal to $20.55 trillion.
The US is highly dependent on its neighbours, Canada and Mexico, for trade. The country’s top trading partner is Mexico, making up 14.8% of total trade.
Prominent analysts are predicting trade will become less globalized and more regional. Using trade data from 1815-2021 we put this hypothesis to the test.
The Covid-19 pandemic posed a formidable challenge to logistics companies - as border controls sprung up around the world and lockdowns confined people to their homes.
Africa’s economic gains of the last two decades are in jeopardy due to COVID-19. But privately funded projects could provide a lifeline to its development.
China’s trade with Latin America and the Caribbean grew 26-fold between 2000 and 2020. It may be increasingly challenging to further develop LAC value chains and benefit from the regional...
Trade-based money laundering and tax evasion are big business. Although global trade complexities make tackling these crimes difficult, it's not impossible
There are too few drivers entering the sector, according to a new survey. Without them, global supply chains may struggle to operate.
As digital platforms come under increased scrutiny to comply with fair competition, consumers must be made aware of the tactics used by the tech companies.
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is key role to helping Africa achieve a rapid economic recovery, boosting growth and productivity, after the pandemic.
G7 finance ministers will vow to support their economies as they emerge from the pandemic and reach an 'ambitious' deal on a minimum global corporate tax, a draft communique reveals.
Human capital is the next big investment space and will underpin sustainable economic growth in the years to come.
At the World Economic Forum Agenda Dialogues, Dr Okonjo-Iweala said vaccine policy was crucial to helping the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The global chip shortage means that many things we want and need may be harder to get or more expensive, and the search is on for practical solutions.