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GLOBALIZATION – World Trade
In his excellent recent works on the themes [of the] nature of globalization and expanding world trade – “The World is Flat,” and the earlier “The Lexus and the Olive Tree” – The New York Times Foreign Affairs columnist and book author Thomas Friedman brilliantly describes and elegantly frames the boundaries and frontiers of the new era that corporations and capital market players have entered, beginning in 1989.
News & Updates
September 2, 2014 China Targeting Foreign Companies, American Chamber SaysSource: Bloomberg
China is targeting foreign companies with opaque laws and rules, according to a group representing U.S. businesses there, contributing to a deteriorating environment for investment in the nation.
Live Mint & Wall Street Journal - Concerns raised by India at the îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO) talks should be discussed and worked upon but should not become the sole reason to stall the WTO trade...
August 18, 2014 Foreign investment in China at lowest in 2 yearsSource: MarketWatch
BEIJING--China denied on Monday that a spate of recent antitrust probes into foreign companies could be responsible for falling levels of investment in the country, after data showed that foreign direct investment in China fell...
Research & Insights
September 6, 2012 Not That Flat: Pankaj Ghemawat Challenges Globalization's AdherentsSource: Knowledge at Wharton
Globalization is a catchall term used to explain much of contemporary economic and social developments, from the prevalence of outsourcing to the popularity of fusion cuisine. But economist and professor Pankaj Ghemawat argues...
June 20, 2012 5 Reasons To Underweight India - Seekingalpha.comSource: Seeking Alpha
A new paper from the BlackRock Investment Institute, "When the Elephant Gets Sick: India at a Crossroads, elaborates on these downsides of the Indian economy and offers a few more. Here's the paper's list of five things currently...
May 17, 2012 Globalization and Continued Focus on Cost Rationalization Drives the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, IncSource: PR Web
GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) markets. The global market for Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) is projected to surpass US$322 billion by the year 2018, driven by...
Commentary & Opinion
August 8, 2014 How a Global Economy Bankrupts Local BusinessSource: Wall Street Cheat Sheets
For better or for worse, globalization is here. That brings along with it all sorts of advantages in business and trade, as well as opening up new markets to labor, industrialization, and modernization. Giant multinational...
May 13, 2014 U.S. Is No. 1, China Is So YesterdaySource: Bloomberg View
A decade ago, the fabled Goldman Sachs report “Dreaming With BRICs” predicted that China’s gross domestic product would overtake the U.S.'s sometime in the 2020s. The World Bank study released last month was the hype to end all...
March 21, 2014 Chasing The Dragon - Is The Chinese Economy Flaming Out'
Seeking Alpha - The Rise of the Dragon as the World's Largest Trading Nation Since becoming a member of the îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO) in December 2001, China's economy has grown eightfold to overtake Japan as...
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