Sunday 17 October, 2021
Edition: English (UK)
Times Publications
Category Archives: Global Trade and Business

Some 400,000 more lorry drivers are needed to plug a shortfall across Europe, according to consultancy Transport Intelligence. By Sky News The same estimates suggest that Poland needs at least 120,000 drivers, while Germany and France also have...

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Monday said it would open a $1.9 billion program to reimburse mostly rural U.S. telecom carriers for removing network equipment made by Chinese companies deemed national security threats like...

A recovery in global trade during the summer is beginning to wane, according to some early warning signs pointing to the negative effects of widespread Covid-19 outbreaks in the manufacturing centres of east Asia. The Guardian reported. A dramatic...

AMC, the US cinema chain that owns Odeon, says it will allow customers to pay for movie tickets and concessions in Bitcoin by the end of the year. BBC reports in New York Boss Adam Aron said it has been exploring the technology and “how...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stood firm in his position on post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland in talks with French, German and European Union leaders on Saturday, urging “pragmatism and compromise” to find a solution....

G7 leaders are on Saturday set to agree a joint declaration aimed at preventing another pandemic, as they resume wide-ranging talks at their first in-person summit in almost two years. The group of leading economies – Britain, Canada,...

UK is pushing for agreement to stop use of tax havens by companies such as Google, Apple and Amazon. The Guardian learns  A global tax deal that would impose a minimum 15% tax on the profits of big international tech companies could be given...

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said she is optimistic that the United States and Europe can settle a longstanding dispute over aircraft subsidies, leaving them free to focus on larger issues, including China’s nascent aircraft industry. Reuters...

British tourists will be allowed to enter Portugal from coming up Monday, the Portuguese authorities have announced by BBC news Portugal is on the UK’s “green” list for unrestricted travel from then, but there had been confusion...

Goldman Sachs has told its UK and US bankers they need to be ready to return to the office in June. BBC News reported That is the date on which the government hopes to lift legal limits on social contact in England. While for many working...