Posts Tagged ‘BREXIT’

Refusing to ask for an extension of Brexit transition amid coronavirus crisis would be ‘irresponsible’, say freight forwarding chief

Refusing to ask for an extension of Brexit transition amid coronavirus crisis would be ‘irresponsible’, say freight forwarding chief
Robert Keen Refusing to ask for an extension of Brexit transition amid coronavirus crisis would be ‘irresponsible’, say freight forwarding chief The director general of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) says that it in light of the massive disruption to supply chains being caused...
March 25th, 2020 | Associations, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Japan’s austerity lessons, What to expect from Brexit negotiations

Japan’s austerity lessons, What to expect from Brexit negotiations
.. Japan’s austerity lessons, What to expect from Brexit negotiations Thursday 5 March 2020  –   Vol.11 Ed.10.3 Commentary: Japan’s austerity lessons By Marco Annunziata in San Francisco They say insanity is doing the same thing over and over but expecting different results. Judging...
March 5th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Norway’s green sovereign wealth push, The UK’s position after Brexit

Norway’s green sovereign wealth push, The UK’s position after Brexit
. Norway’s green sovereign wealth push, The UK’s position after Brexit Thursday 27 February 2020  –  Vol.11 Ed.9.3 Commentary: Norway’s green sovereign wealth push By Håvard Halland The world’s largest sovereign fund, Norway’s $1tn Government Pension Fund Global, will soon be...
February 27th, 2020 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, US Department of Commerce’s harmful proposal, and more

Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, US Department of Commerce’s harmful proposal, and more
Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, US Department of Commerce’s harmful proposal, and more Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 10-14 February 2020,  Vol.11 Ed.5 Most-Read Commentary Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles: Few could be more qualified to rewrite the UK’s...
February 15th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, The Australian and global economic outlooks

Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, The Australian and global economic outlooks
. Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles, The Australian and global economic outlooks Wednesday 12 February 2020   –  Vol.11 Ed.7.2 Commentary: Andrew Bailey’s Brexit battles By Chris Papadopoullos in London Few could be more qualified to rewrite the UK’s financial rulebook after...
February 12th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Reports | Read More

UK sanctions regime during the Transition Period

UK sanctions regime during the Transition Period
UK sanctions regime during the Transition Period At a Glance… Until the end of the Transition Period (currently 31 December 2020), during which the UK will be bound by existing EU sanctions decisions, the UK may, in exceptional circumstances, exercise discretion and decide to diverge from any new...
February 11th, 2020 | Legal, Sanctions | Read More

With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed…

With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed…
John Faraclas With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed… What an end of a weak week that was with the BDI losing 16 points and now standing at 415 amid dangerous and perplexed geopolitical issues? John Faraclas’ recap: The weekly losses of the BDI stood at 72 points – down from 487 recorded last...
February 7th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Awards, Chartering, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Fishing Trawlers, Fixtures, Health and Safety, HR, IMO, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, Organisations, People and Places, Photography, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Brexiteers’ unfinished revolution, Triangle of power: OMFIF at 10

Brexiteers’ unfinished revolution, Triangle of power: OMFIF at 10
The Houses of Parliament and the Big Ben Brexiteers’ unfinished revolution, Triangle of power: OMFIF at 10 Wednesday 5 February 2020  – Vol.11 Ed.6.2 Commentary: Brexiteers’ unfinished revolution By John Orchard in London UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson wishes to remove Brexit, its...
February 5th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Comment, News, Reports | Read More

Watershed for Europe and the world, Fed faces repo firefighting fallout

Watershed for Europe and the world, Fed faces repo firefighting fallout
. Watershed for Europe and the world, Fed faces repo firefighting fallout THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 27-31 January 2020, Vol.11 Ed.3 Most-Read Commentary Watershed for Europe and the world: The UK’s departure from the European Union on 31...
February 1st, 2020 | European Union, Politics and Government | Read More

The “F” word “applies” for the Markets and Geopolitics too…

The “F” word “applies” for the Markets and Geopolitics too…
John Faraclas The “F” word “applies” for the Markets and Geopolitics too… The falling markets, an unprecedented for many development – although we have witnessed a BDI down to 290 points in Feb 10 2016 and the falling apart of the European Union with the United Kingdom’s BREXIT  is the...
January 31st, 2020 | Chartering, Comment, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Health and Safety, IMO, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

EU shipping wants to see the current seamless European shipping centre maintained after Brexit

EU shipping wants to see the current seamless European shipping centre maintained after Brexit
Martin Dorsman EU shipping wants to see the current seamless European shipping centre maintained after Brexit ECSA insists that the only and most economically sensible future is for the EU and the UK to remain an integrated and seamless shipping centre. Brexit discussions have brought to the forefront...
January 31st, 2020 | Associations, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Aces…

Aces…
John Faraclas Aces… Aces come in many forms and categories in all sectors of everyday life, be it business, sports – say tennis for example, negotiations – particularly on S&P, politics – to be impeached or not, in numerology, in card games we might hear the cry “Aces high.”  This is...
January 30th, 2020 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Health and Safety, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Five scenarios for Brexit, Post-crisis US financial regulation

Five scenarios for Brexit, Post-crisis US financial regulation
Five scenarios for Brexit, Post-crisis US financial regulation Wednesday 29 January 2020 Vol.11 Ed.5.2 Commentary: Five scenarios for Brexit By Denis MacShane in London On 31 January, the UK will cease to be a member of the European Union. Having previously insisted there would be no EU-UK regulatory...
January 29th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, European Union, Finance | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 23, December 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 23, December 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 23, December 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 23, 2019 Global Markets Major European bourses opened lower earlier today on profit-taking ahead of the Christmas holiday break, following recent hefty gains on the back of increasing optimism on...
December 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 20, December 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 20, December 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 20, December 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 20, 2019 Global Markets The GBP remained under pressure, heading for its worst week in more than two years, amid market worries over the risk of a no-deal Brexit. Meanwhile, USTs and German Bunds...
December 20th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 18, December 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 18, December 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 18, December 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 18, 2019 Global Markets Fixed income markets remained supported in early trade today and the GBP extended recent losses on fears over the risk of a no-deal Brexit. Focus today is on Germany’s...
December 18th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 17, December 2019)

. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 17, December 2019)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 17, 2019 Global Markets Fixed income markets were firmer in early European trade supported by news that UK PM Boris Johnson intends to pass legislation to rule out the extension of the transition...
December 17th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Brexit Supply Chain Commentary | Northern Ireland Protocol

Brexit Supply Chain Commentary | Northern Ireland Protocol
John Perry Brexit Supply Chain Commentary | Northern Ireland Protocol John Perry, managing director of leading supply chain and logistics consultancy SCALA, commented: “Despite the fact we are now nine months past the original Brexit deadline, UK businesses are still facing a huge amount of uncertainty. “While...
December 13th, 2019 | Logistics | Read More

Freight association calls on new government to deliver on election promises

Freight association calls on new government to deliver on election promises
Robert Keen Freight association calls on new government to deliver on election promises Commenting on the results of yesterday’s general election in the UK, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) says that members of his trade association will be looking...
December 13th, 2019 | Associations, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Consolidation remains high on the boardroom agenda in the UK & Ireland logistics & supply chain management sector

Consolidation remains high on the boardroom agenda in the UK & Ireland logistics & supply chain management sector
Jason Whitworth Consolidation remains high on the boardroom agenda in the UK & Ireland logistics & supply chain management sector With EU-related uncertainty unresolved, domestic transactions are dominating the market UK transaction volumes in the logistics & supply chain management industry...
December 3rd, 2019 | Logistics, Mergers and Acquisitions, Trade and Commerce | Read More

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more
Fed Chair Jerome Powell New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 25-30 November 2019, Vol.10 Ed.48 Most-Read Commentary New Fed reports fall short on risks: In 2018...
November 30th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive

Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive
.. Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive Thursday 21 November 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.47.3 Commentary: Quelling German excess saving By David Marsh in London Europe’s expectations of economic and monetary union have gone into reverse. Two decades ago, member states hoped...
November 21st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Awkward truths on UK campaign trail, Project financing for infrastructure development

Awkward truths on UK campaign trail, Project financing for infrastructure development
UK PM Boris Johnson Awkward truths on UK campaign trail, Project financing for infrastructure development Wednesday 20 November 2019 Vol.10 Ed.47.2 Commentary: Awkward truths on UK campaign trail By John Nugée in London When UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson finally succeeded in persuading parliament...
November 20th, 2019 | Comment, Construction, Finance, Markets, Politics and Government | Read More

The BDI@1,338… CAUTION!

The BDI@1,338… CAUTION!
John Faraclas The BDI@1,338… CAUTION! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 19 points since last Friday the 15th of November and makes things more uncertain as it’s a bad start for this week, given that  Geopolitics are being governed by the few who don’t care at all how the 7.7 billion people on...
November 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 12, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 12, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 12, November 2019)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 8, 2019 Global Markets Bund yields moved higher earlier today amid market expectations that US President Donald Trump will likely postpone again a decision on whether to impose tariffs on EU auto...
November 12th, 2019 | Automobiles, Banking, Car trade, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More