The global trading system is in disarray. Global economic growth is slowing, half the G20 are now operating under openly protectionist agendas, and tensions between China and the United States remain high – despite faint promise of a truce earlier this year. But over in the UK, all of this is overshadowed by the continuing dispute over Brexit. The nation is bitterly divided, and we are fast approaching what could constitute a national crisis.
The world’s largest exporter, China is set to grow with its huge Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) over the next few years. TFG heard from Lantana Tech’s CEO, Derek Lee, on some of the challenges and opportunities within this market.
With Brexit being pushed out until October, and many aspects of the plans remaining unknown and unpredictable, no advice on this subject can be comprehensive or guaranteed. However, as a business you might find the following information useful when you’re formulating your plans around Brexit
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