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Virtual Freight and Logistics Corridor (VFLC) – Logistics Simplified – Part 1

Virtual Freight and Logistics Corridor (VFLC) – Logistics Simplified – Part 1

Investments in transport infrastructure are maybe the most important single contributor to urban growth.  Related to this, transportation is also critical to the location decisions of international business. That is one reason why the development of a logistics hub – be it global or regional logistics hub or a specialized port city, airport city, warehousing … Read More

Should Indonesia Join the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement?

Should Indonesia Join the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement?

During a meeting with the U.S. President Barrack Obama at the White House last October, the President Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo – known domestically as Jokowi – stated that Indonesia intends to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement.  “Indonesia is an open economy and with a population of 250 million, we are the largest … Read More

Part 2: National Export Plan – Exports MORE+

Part 2: National Export Plan – Exports MORE+

Blog, Global Trade, ONESOURCE January 8, 2016

Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE Global Trade is currently promoting the “Exports More+” campaign in Brazil.  This campaign aims to highlight the importance of exports as a strategic direction for companies by expanding their market segment and not relying solely on the local markets. Companies gain benefits such as: new international business opportunities, increased company revenues and lower … Read More

Vietnam’s Automobile Industry after TPP

Vietnam’s Automobile Industry after TPP

Blog, Global Trade, ONESOURCE December 23, 2015

Vietnam’s Automobile Industry Background The current status quo of elevated car prices for the Vietnamese population proves that Vietnam is still “beating around the bush” related to the burdensome import tax policies.  This inactivity greatly affects the local market car price to be 3 or 4 times higher than that in more developed countries such … Read More

FTA in Latin America: The Door is Open

FTA in Latin America: The Door is Open

Blog, Global Trade December 17, 2015

Globalization has progressed the realization of multiple trade agreements worldwide in the last 15 years. Commonly, it is considered that these are bilateral treaties between countries, but may also include supranational trade unions, similar to what we are seeing with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement. Currently, Free Trade Agreements are multiplying all over the world … Read More