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Economics

In between China and the US: where does Europe stand?

The US-China trade war does not just affect the world’s two largest economies. It has also wide repercussions on the whole global economy, including the largest trading area: the European Union (EU). China and the US are respectively the EU's first and second largest trading partners, together accounting for over 30% of the total trade with the EU. The tight economic and political relationships among the three make the EU inevitably part of the story.

Jun 13, 2019 5:41:56 PM

Technology & Data

Technology makes its way into transport insurance

During the 2019 Parismat conference the main players in French maritime, aviation and transport insurance organized a roundtable discussion dedicated to the question of accumulation and tracking of containers. Innovative technologies bring a precious aid to the whole of the supply chain, even if psychological and financial barriers remain.

Jun 3, 2019 11:58:49 AM

Transport & Logistics mode

U.S-China trade war: How does the tariff policy affect container shipping

After a nearly 6-month long truce in the trade war, all the progress made in the past is now at stake, as the US and China impose more sanctions on each other’s goods this early May. While there has been a lot of discussions about the trade war, this article will look more specifically at the relationship between tariff policies and container shipping.

May 28, 2019 5:12:00 PM