September 2016

  • ICC Report: How and why to rethink data flow restrictions
    Taking part in discussions on the latest developments in world trade at the World Trade Organization's Public Forum in Geneva this week, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has signalled increasing business concern regarding countries that impose restrictions on cross-border data flows without considering the impact on their respective economies and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that make up 95% of enterprises globally...
  • WTO World Trade Report 2016
    The 2016 World Trade Report examines the participation of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in international trade, how the international trade landscape is changing for SMEs, and what the multilateral trading system does and can do to encourage more widespread and inclusive SME participation in global markets...
  • Hanjin Shipping Line files for Bankruptcy protection
    Some vessels seized by authorities and creditors, with others refused entry to ports unload after South Korean company loses the support of banks The bankruptcy of the Hanjin shipping line has thrown ports and retailers around the world into confusion, with giant container ships marooned and merchants worrying whether hundreds of tonnes of goods being carried by the South Korean company will reach shelves...