Articles About Globalization

Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
07.06.2010

The China Syndrome

As global financial disparities start to wind down, China is likely to end up a winner because emerging-market economies have a definite advantage rooted in the way the global economy functions. Writing in the McKinsey Quarterly, Lowell Bryan, a director with McKinsey & Company, notes that “Saber-rattling Western trade negotiators frequently focus their attention on […]

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Author:
Pat Gallagher
Posted:
08.24.2009

Container Shipping Riding Choppy Seas

Container trade is entering rough waters, despite the strength of global supply chains and China’s status as the world’s factory. ¬†According to AXS Alphaliner, a container shipping information service, 15 percent of shipping capacity will be idle by October — thanks primarily to the recession. Shipping companies that link Asian workshops with American retailers are […]

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Author:
Pat Gallagher
Posted:
09.24.2008

High Costs Could Impact Shipping Routes

Two trends in international trade worth highlighting: American exports are booming, thanks to the dollar’s current weakness.¬† This considerable increase in volume has made it virtually impossible for U.S. manufacturers to get space on container ships within a four-week window, especially for products shipping from the ports of Los Angeles or Long Beach to any […]

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