Despite making marginally positive contributions to African economies, MNC’s have historically followed the trend of our colonial masters but are now beginning to feel the pinch…
On September 22nd, 2017, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) recommended a 35% tariff on imported Chinese solar panels to the president.  The final decision on this tariff now rests in Mr. Trump’s hands.  The effects of this […]
In the age of isolationism and deglobalization how will businesses in developed markets, such as Facebook, which have benefited in the past from immigrant and offshore labor, adapt to the increasing pressure imposed by governments and an increasingly restless and disenchanted public, demanding curbs in immigration and the provision of better quality jobs to citizens?
Should Nissan, owner of the largest auto-making plant in the UK, be concerned about Brexit? The post discusses the implications of isolationism and invites debate over Nissan's actions.
Isolationism & global health: an artificial zero-sum game that no one can win
Falling oil prices stoked economist protectionist policy in Nigeria. The government had no choice but to ban the importation of 41 items due to dollar scarcity forcing Unilever to re-assess its import-based raw material sourcing model. Will this mark a permanent change in its raw material supply chain?
The major US airlines, Delta, American and United, are trying to shut out their Middle Eastern rivals from accessing US markets by appealing to Trump’s protectionist agenda. Instead, they should focus on winning the market with a superior product, service and price.
Isolationist trade policies threaten to disrupt the supply chain of U.S. auto manufacturers such as Ford.
McLaren Automative is one of the UK’s specialist car manufacturers. Its supply chain will have to be altered in order to adjust to a post-Brexit environment.
Local content requires companies to use local suppliers and employees – how does this affect a EPC firm, and what should they do about this issue?