Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. UK-EU Brexit talks continue, with the UK prime minister Boris Johnson and European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen agreeing to extend talks on the future UK-EU relationship beyond the previously announced deadline of yesterday.
Covid-19 lockdowns have disrupted global supply chains across the board and placed the concepts of reshoring and resilience on every policymaker’s lips. A new report from Euler Hermes examines how the pandemic could push manufacturers to rethink their supply chain strategies.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. The UK has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use. The first vaccinations are expected to start this week. Following a week of intense negotiations, UK and EU negotiators issued a statement saying that “conditions for an agreement are not met.
Having appeared to stabilise in July and August the number of new cases of COVID-19 globally has edged up to new highs in the last fortnight. Europe is seeing a second wave, particularly in Spain and France, but the case rate in the US has fallen.
With competitive digital economy, Colombia will be able to plan for post-pandemic recovery and strengthen regional economies to adopt smart solutions linked to the Internet of Things that allow them to compete in global value chains.
If we could picture the TIR system being implemented in the post-Covid era, it will be a step way forward in going paperless, reducing trade barriers, as well as adding value to existing transit transportation systems.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Countries around the world continue to ease lockdown restrictions. The collapse in the oil price and shrinking demand has sent inflation rates tumbling. Governments in the West are spending and borrowing on a vast scale as they counter the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.