Government, Business, Logistics

A $1.7 Trillion Financing Gap Is Making Supply Shortages Worse

The global trade finance gap rose 15% to $1.7 trillion in 2020 as COVID-19 sent shock waves through trade and supply chains, according to a survey conducted by the Asian Development Bank.

Enda Curran | Bloomberg News
October 12, 2021
Business, Logistics

Urgent Demand for Medical Equipment Is Making Air Cargo Fees ‘Absolutely Crazy’

Urgent demand for medical equipment to fight the coronavirus has sent the cost of chartering aircraft skyrocketing and turned a typically humdrum process into an ultra-competitive auction.

Enda Curran | Bloomberg News
March 30, 2020
Government, Business

Global Trade Rebounds Despite Trump’s Protectionist Threats

Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president sparked warnings of damaging trade wars and an end to globalization as we know it. So far, those predictions haven’t played out.

Enda Curran | Bloomberg News
July 6, 2017