In recent days, an Official close to the US-China trade negotiations was quoted as saying a phase 1 agreement was ‘millimetres away’. Even more recently a potential obstacle to progress arose as a result of Congress passing the Hong Kong Rights and Democracy Act. So where does that leave matters and what does it illustrate?
Trade & Export
Clarifying Incoterms 2020
Incoterms 2020 has now been published. The main focus of the new publication has been to better steer users towards the right Incoterms rule for their sale contract.
RWA Launches New International Trade Learning Platform
With Brexit on the horizon and at a time when many UK businesses are getting involved in importing and exporting, there has never been a greater need for better education in trade and export. Trade & Export Online, RWA’s new online learning platform, is the ideal solution for those who work in the areas of import and export, provide advice to clients who import and export, or those who may wish to start trading overseas.
What can we say now? A Brexit update
Once again we are in a time of political turmoil. So can we shed any further light on current prospects? David Millett provides his latest update on Brexit and international trade.
A Change of Terms
With the new Incoterms coming into effect from 1st January 2020, David Millett takes a look at what might change.
Libra: Funny Money Or A Revolution In The Making?
In June, Facebook announced its plans for a digital currency that could be a revolution. David Millett looks at some of the challenges that new currencies may have within Trade and Export.
The Ultimate Sanction?
This month the US announced the tightening of sanctions previously imposed on Iran. Since withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (designed to arrest the development of an Iranian nuclear capability) the US had already imposed sanctions on a variety Iranian exports – notably in November 2008. An important element is the withdrawal of waivers, which allowed some countries to continue purchasing Iranian oil, shielded from US action.