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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: Trendwatch Week 38

Trade and the impact on imports and exports in 2020; Trump tariffs to hit Europe's luxury-goods exporters; Examining autonomous ships' vulnerability to piracy

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Ships in harbor waiting to dock

Neil Wheeldon Industry Insights

Trade and the impacts on imports and exports in 2020

Neil Wheeldon, VP of Solutions, discusses how the uncertainty generated from Brexit, US – China trade war, Japan – South Korea trade wars, coupled with a general discontentment with a global trend towards widening income inequality is creating a toxic mix of uncertainty for international companies.

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ship at port

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: Trendwatch Week 37

Industry leaders tired of trade war; Post-Brexit VAT on overseas parcels would be 'no-deal stealth tax'; New guide to help shippers lower transport emissions

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Martin Wu Tariffs and Trade

China announces exclusion list 1 for US products

Martin Wu, Trade Compliance Manager - Asia Pacific, reviews the recent announcement by the Chinese government on the first list of exclusions on imported items from the US.

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hazmat placards

Tom Helk Industry Insights

Placard problems

Tom Helk, Manager-Hazardous Materials/Export Compliance, discusses a heated industry topic: who is responsible for removing placards from empty containers?

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