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Supply Chain Failure – Can it happen to you?

What can go wrong?

In my career I have witnessed supply chain disasters that resulted from lack of knowledge or poor planning. You may be thinking that knowledge and planning are the cause of most failure, so you know this won’t happen in your company. 439 more words

China to invest $900b in Belt and Road Initiative

China announces plans to boost the Belt and Road trade by creating economic corridors and investing nearly $900 billion in countries along the route.

Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli said the country is mulling six economic corridors with countries along the Belt and Road trade route to better connect Asia and Europe with funding from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the Silk Road Fund. 253 more words


China-EU co-op to help China's fast growing digital economy

The director general of BusinessEurope said in a recent interview with Xinhua that China-EU cooperation can help realize growth potential in China’s digital economy.

Markus J Beyrer, director general of BusinessEurope, an association of enterprises in 33 European countries, said the digital industry is a game changer for the global economy and will have a huge impact on EU competitiveness. 214 more words


Peugeot's Chinese JV to start production in Vietnam

French automaker PSA Peugeot Citroen and its Chinese joint venture partner Dongfeng Motor Group will open an assembly plant in Vietnam and have already begun production in Malaysia, according to a Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Automobile spokesperson. 148 more words


Vietnam dong devaluation inevitable, good for economy

Economists have hailed the State Bank of Vietnam’s decision to depreciate the dong, saying the move will help cool down the forex market and decrease the trade deficit, which has been growing since early this year. 808 more words


China slashes key rates for third time

China’s central bank cut interest rates for the third time in six months as it steps up support for an economy grappling with a debt overhang and property slump. 377 more words


Singapore economy 'remains on track to post moderate growth’

The Republic’s economy “remains on track to post moderate growth of 2 to 4 per cent” this year, according to the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). 772 more words