The Yangon yield

The Observatory of Economic Complexity has listed a series of international trade data about Myanmar. In 2018, the country was ranked the top 71 economy in the world based on Gross Domestic Product (GDP), number 72 in total exports, 69 in total imports and 122nd most complex economy. Read More

A powerful impression

During the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, in March, European Central Bank (ECB) President, Christine Lagarde, dismissed calls by Italy for financial assistance. Lagarde, however, changed her tune after her initial response was met with disdain from the financial market community to one of commitment to avoid fragmentation for the euro area. Read More

Market Report: US

While Covid-19 has impacted the US economy – where the consequences are far reaching and herald an unprecedented series of challenges for North America – trailer manufacturers, component suppliers and the trucking industry at large are working overtime to ensure growth in 2021.
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Made in Madrid

The second largest country in the European Union, located on the Iberian Peninsula, Spain, is diverse in its geography and culture – much like its truck, trailer and ancillary component market.
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Market Report: Indonesia

The Indonesian archipelago, situated at the intersection of the Pacific Ocean, along the Malacca Straits and the Indian Ocean, sees more than half of all international shipping move through its surrounding waters. Increasingly, Indonesia is playing a more dominant role in the global supply chain.
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Market Report: China

Trade restrictions, geopolitical instability, the outbreak of the coronavirus as well as an ongoing trade war between the US and China has set the world stage for a number of key events to play out.
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Market Report: The Netherlands

Environmental action and transport efficiencies are driving the Netherlands’ freight priorities. Is this an example that other emerging countries should adopt moving forward?
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Market Report: South Africa

Despite decades of political and investment volatility, South Africa has the potential to emerge as a dynamic and diverse player in the global economy.
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Market Report: France

Even though the French trailer industry is reeling from disruptions arising from the yellow jacket movement, there are economic reforms in progress that are key to the State’s industrial reconquest.
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