2017: Policy Pivot?

2017: Policy Pivot?

Almost two weeks into the New Year, and the good wishes have morphed into plans, refreshed goals and objectives,... 

Exporters Are Less Upbeat

Exporters Are Less Upbeat

Anyone involved in the international trade game will remember 2016. It will likely go down as the year when... 

Millennials to the Rescue!

Millennials to the Rescue!

Timing can be…well, almost everything. Imagine how fortunate those who were born between, say, 1983 and 1990 felt when... 

Who Pays for Protectionism?

Who Pays for Protectionism?

How soon we forget. ‘Experts’ have us so convinced that current economic sluggishness is ‘different this time’ that we... 

The Great Hesitation

The Great Hesitation

Global growth is just about to take off. To most, that sounds like some kind of sick joke, about... 

Europe’s Awakening

Europe’s Awakening

A couple of weeks back, I picked on Americans – why, I asked, do they not see how well...