Blackboard Unemployment Benefits

Do dole payments really prolong unemployment? Google knows!

Most of us have come to rely on Google to answer… well, pretty much anything. Now economists are thanking Google for helping to answer...
Dhow Qatar Trade

Qatar Trade In Crisis

The international blockade on doing business with Qatar has left the oil rich state fragile. Despite the finger pointing and accusations of its support...
Lebanon Bomb Damage

The business of war

THE American writer and humourist, PJ O’Rourke, spent the autumn of 1984 in Lebanon as the country’s civil war began to heat up. The...
Liliane Bettencourt

World’s richest woman dies

Obituary: Liliane Bettencourt: 1922 - 2017 Controversy and questionable politics were never far away to divert attention from some remarkable skill at leading an industry...
Cargo ship at sunset

New export strategy to bring ‘superpower’ status to Britain

BRITAIN’S International Trade Secretary, Liam Fox, has announced an export strategy that “will make Britain a 21st Century exporting superpower”. “As we leave the EU,...
Port, containers, trade

New ICC business guide demystifies international trade agreements

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the world business organisation, has released the first volume of Business Guide to Trade and Investment, a nuts...

Consequences of trade tariffs can be far-reaching — and detrimental to all

A report launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos provides global policymakers with an evidence-based overview of the far-reaching economic and social consequences...