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WTO’s ruling on Trump’s trade tariffs reinforces the need for a new approach, say trade experts
September 21, 2020
Even though this development is unlikely to have a material impact on the current state of global trade, specifically as it relates to tariffs and the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, it was very interesting to hear thoughts about it from two of the foremost U.S.-based trade experts on a call hosted last week by the Port of Los Angeles (POLA), POLA Executive Director Gene Seroka and National Retail Federation Vice President of Supply Chain and Customs...
Can Blockchain Revolutionize International Trade?
January 16, 2019
Trade has always been shaped by technological innovation, and in recent times, a new technology – Blockchain – has been greeted by many as the next big game-changer, this publication explores the question of whether Blockchain can revolutionize international trade.
Global Trade Facilitation Agreement Now In Force
February 23, 2017
A major milestone for the global trading system was reached on 22 February 2017 when the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), the first multilateral deal concluded since the creation of the World Trade Organization, entered into force,
Trade Facilitation Agreement
February 23, 2017
The Trade Facilitation Agreement will be of benefit to all members of the WTO because the costs of implementing the Agreement are likely to be far less than the expected benefits from improving the flow of goods across borders.
Managing the Risks of Multinational Supply Chains
February 27, 2016
Tony McHarg, AIG’s head of multinational in Asia Pacific, discusses the interconnectivity of multinational businesses operating in Asia Pacific and how best to mitigate the resulting supply chain risk.
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