With Trump's trade war against China raging on, it seems that the countries within the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) are major beneficiaries with some Chinese and multinational companies delocalising their operations towards the region.
Trump is spinning his China story into America's bogeyman
Much have been said about Donald Trump as the American President over the nearly two and a half years of his administration. Many analysis and studies about his policies, especially those about foreign and trade policies, have been made.
Macron's Ambitions Sowed the Seeds of Discord within the Renault-Nissan Alliance
2015 became a pivotal year for the Renault-Nissan alliance with the clash between the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Renault and Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, and the former French Economy Minister, Emmanuel Macron, over the rebalancing of the alliance.
The March 29th, 2019, deadline for Brexit has come and gone. Coming to the next April 12th Brexit deadline extension, the British Prime Minister Theresa May was forced by her parliament to postpone further Brexit.
Increasingly, corporate leaders are facing a more and more volatile environment. The geopolitical, technological and business environments are changing so fast that strategies implemented today may be irrelevant tomorrow.
Formulating Relevant Strategies in a Volatile World
Since the American President Donald Trump came in power last year, there has been a war of words between him and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Last August, Trump has even threatened to unleash 'fire and fury' over North Korea.
Will there be "Fire & Fury" over the Korean peninsula?
The United States (US) was a founding member of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) that was enacted on January 1st 1948. Since then, the US has been advocating trade liberalisation.
Trade wars between America and its major trade partners in 2018
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(Archives) In 2017, the impact of UK initiating its exit from the EU started to be felt, particularly within the UK economy. However, Brexit will indeed have a major political, economic and social impact in the UK, Europe and the world in the years to come.
EU more united than ever with Brexit
(Archives) The wave of populism and nationalism swept through the world over the past few years. Within Europe, the rise of the Eurosceptics has divided the EU. The Brexit referendum as well as the rise of populism within many European countries endangered the unity of the EU.
The rise of nationalism & populism in Europe
It took about a decade for the world economy to recover from the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) in 2008. And according to both the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, the global economic growth in 2017 was more broad-based with both developed and developing economies growing.
Top Geopolitical Risks for 2018
Including Trade Disruptions Caused by Brexit, Global Supply Chain and Automotive Manufacturing Disrupted by Brexit, Brexit and Financial Risks.
Views on Brexit
Including Aviation Worldwide Outlook, Asia Overview - Aviation, Singapore Airshow 2018 Highlights, Dealmaking - Dubai Airshow 2017, Aviation as a Catalyst for Growth in Africa and more.
Including Precious Metals, Crude Oil, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), Coal, Base Metals, Agriculture Grains, Cocoa, Coffee, Tea, Sugar, Palm Oil and Rubber.
The worldwide macroeconomic and geopolitical influences will continue to affect gold and the wider precious metals in 2018. Gold continues to be an appealing tool to hedge against likely market volatility and geopolitical risks.
The international energy landscape is evolving. The growing demand of electric cars has a vital impact on future oil demand. However, global oil demand is expected to continue growing in the short to medium term, induced by increasing prosperity in fast-growing developing economies.
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United States Trade Charts
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America vs. World
Will there be 'Fire and Fury' over the Korean peninsula? ; Trade Charts of United States; Trade wars between America and its major trade partners in 2018? ; Top Geopolitical Risks; Formulating relevant strategies in a volatile world