By: Savannah Klein Quote of the Week “‘Facebook wants to perform brain surgery.’ I don’t want to see the congressional hearings on that one.” – Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s acquisition of CTRL-labs, a startup that is aiming to find ways that people can communicate with computers using brain signals. Happy October! Here’s something really spooky. The World… Read More Global Trade by the Minute: October Edition
By Mackenzie Babb In 2018, U.S. goods and services trade with Canada totaled an estimated USD $714.1 billion. Today, Canada is the United States’ top trading partner in the world, largely due to proximity and the ease of transportation of goods, so any changes made to the system of trade by either country can be expected… Read More Will Canada be the Next Game Changer for Infrastructure & International Trade?
by Benjamin David Over the past 2 months, I had the pleasure of studying in the north German town of Lüneburg, a small city of just over 75,000 people. Living and studying in Lüneburg allowed me to immerse myself in everyday German life, and the small size of the city offered many genuine German restaurants… Read More Study Abroad: Experiencing Germany
The Commonwealth of Australia, the world’s smallest continent and largest island, is a diverse country with vast iconic natural wonders like the Great Barrier Reef and the Outback, and heavily concentrated cities such as Sydney and Melbourne. Being a newly established country as of 1901, it was easy for the country to develop its own… Read More Doing Business Down Under (Australia): Culture, Mentality, and Etiquette
Updated from original post on 1/2018 International Credit Reports Help Manage your Company’s Risk A Worldwide Credit Report also referred to as an international credit report, is a comprehensive investigation of a business located abroad. International credit reports provide a view into the investigated company’s financial status and may include information such as, payment history… Read More Worldwide Credit Reports: A Key Step in Your International Risk Assessment
Home to Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy, Thailand has become an important player in international business. Developed infrastructure, a free-market economy, and a growing GDP make Thailand a country of strong potential for U.S. businesses. In order to understand this potential, it is important that companies pay attention to current Thai business news, some of which… Read More Current Events: Thailand
By Savannah Klein Quote of the week: “The Federal Office for National Economic Supply has concluded coffee…is not essential for life” – The Swiss government has decided to end its stockpiling of emergency reserve coffee, much to the dismay of its drowsy citizens. What’s a Global Trade Blog without a Brexit Shout-Out? The story: As… Read More Global Trade by the Minute: May Edition