Chris McCarthy is an Zurich-based researcher and adviser at a consulting firm specialising in global economy, policy and trade. As a journalist, Chris writes about the global issues that have the most profound impact on the business environment.
With UK-EU talks on the future trade and economic relationship continuing, what are final considerations before
New laws to protect jobs and trade across the whole of the United Kingdom will come
Boris Johnson and his ministers are contemplating the increasing likelihood of failure to negotiate a free
Two new digital trading tools, to be launched on GOV.UK, will help businesses find up-to-date, product
The Global Competitiveness Report 2019 identified the main factors underlying competitiveness and productivity.
German leaders object to U.S. interference in Europe’s internal affairs.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicts that the rate of inflation in crisis-hit Venezuela will soar
In anticipation of a slowdown in eurozone economy, the ECB cut rates deeper into negative territory
The Gambia has recently become the latest country to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Area
The EU and South American bloc, Mercosur, reach a trade deal after 20 years of negotiations.
Exports of goods have grown across the UK; in Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland.
About 400,000 UK businesses are missing the opportunity to export, despite increasing international demand for British goods
Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company to invest £800m, alongside £200m from the UK, boosting the next generation of British life science companies.