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World Trade Deals April 2021
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Trade Deals Around the World - April 2021

In this edition, the leading players are the European Union, the United Kingdom, the United States and China. You can find a round-up of other trade agreement news at the...

The Suez Canal Blockade and the Effect on Your Supply Chain
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The Suez Canal Blockade and the Effect on Your Supply Chain

The vessel 'Ever Given' is blocking the canal, and no ships can currently go through. With 10% of the world’s cargo moving through the Suez Canal, this is a big problem....

Trade deals around the world - March 2021 edition
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Trade Deals Around The World - March 2021 Edition

In this edition the main players are the European Unions, the United Kingdom, the United States and China.

Trade Deals Around the World February 2021 Edition
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Trade Deals Around the World: February 2021 Edition

Trade Deals Around the World is our monthly recurring update, which gives you a quick and easy overview of what has been happening in the many trade deal negotiations...

Trade Deals Januari
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Trade Deals Around the World - January 2021 Edition

Trade Deals Around the World is our monthly recurring update, which gives you a quick and easy overview of what has been happening in the many trade deal negotiations...

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Trade Deals Around the World - December Edition

Trade Deals Around the World is our monthly recurring update, which gives you a quick and easy overview of what has been happening in the many trade deal negotiations...

Trade Deals Around the World: August Edition
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Trade Deals around the World: August Edition

Trade Deals Around the World is our monthly recurring update, which gives you a quick and easy update on what has been happening in the many trade deal negotiations going...

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Incoterms Explained: Free on Board (FOB)

Free on Board is one of the oldest Incoterms. It dates back to when goods were carried by sailing ships and it was one of the terms when the Incoterms were first released...

Air Freight and the COVID-19 Pandemic
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The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the air freight

Last week we updated you on the impact of COVID-19 on ocean freight and the effect it has on the three largest ports in Europe. This week we cover air freight.

Trade Deals Across the World: June Edition
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Trade Deals across the World: June Edition

Our Trade Deal Around the World series always deals with the past month’s news, but this edition we start with some fresh news from today on Mercosur.

Export: Turkey Increases Import Restrictions Even Further
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Export: Turkey increases import restrictions even further

Two weeks ago the Turkish government announced that import taxes were increased on products ranging from chemicals to machinery. It was a response to the recession caused...

Export: Turkey Increases Protectionist Measures
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Export: Turkey increases protectionist measures

Fearing and facing a big recession caused by the pandemic, Turkey is trying to protect its industrial producers from external and foreign competition.

Trade Deals Around the World: May Edition
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Trade Deals Around the World: May Edition

In most countries around the world, the focus has become internal, as countries battle to control the global coronavirus outbreak. Negotiations and implementations of...

Supply Chain Challenges: Medical Supplies
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Supply Chain challenges: Medical Supplies

A recent video from Al Jazeera shows stacks and stacks of medical supplies in China that are waiting to be shipped.

A Quarantained World. What Will the Markets Do?
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A quarantined world. What will the markets do?

With the exception of just a few countries, the whole world is in lockdown mode or slowly coming out of that. While production in other regions is still down or slowed by...

Corona Update: the Impact on Import, Export, and other Customs-related Matters
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Covid19 Update: The impact on import, export, and other customs

Today we bring you a round-up of the main customs-related news items we came across recently when it comes to coronavirus.