In the drive for simplicity and automation in trade, companies and banks are increasingly turning to digitisation. In the last few years, eCommerce trade has grown from a few million dollars to over $1.7T of trade in 2016. But what does it mean and why should G20 leaders take note?
There is a lot we don’t know about Brexit, the most unknown of which is what trade and trade finance will look like after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union.
Expansion into new and emerging markets is a key strategy for companies operating across many industry sectors.
In an era when free-trade deals are sometimes protested in the streets, and economies like the UK and the US are considering domestic preferences; effective intellectual property (IP) protections remain vital for innovation, businesses small and large, the economy, consumers and society.
A year ago, no-one would have thought that the somewhat esoteric distinction between a Free Trade Area, a Customs Union and a Single Market would matter. Answering what this will look like will determine the structure of the UK’s trade relations in goods and services with the rest of the world in the future.
Is Blockchain the new standard for transactions? Theano Advisors estimate it will take 2-5 years before the real impact can be measured, once the security, regulatory and legal issues can be solved.