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    1. March 26, 2015

      Global grain trade hits all-time high

      The global grain trade rose to an all-time high last year thanks to international buying of barley and sorghum, according to...

    2. March 26, 2015

      Lure of larger container ships fuels canal boom in Central America

      A new course for the Panama Canal Betting on a new generation of big ships to transform world trade, China, which has...

    3. March 25, 2015

      EU’s Andrus Ansip unveils plans to overhaul digital market

      Europeans should be able to watch the BBC’s iPlayer service from whatever country they like, buy cheap goods from any...

    4. The World

      March 25, 2015

      The flaws in the geopolitical case for the TPP

      As the Trans-Pacific Partnership does or doesn’t approach completion, arguments for and against have had another airing,...

    5. beyondbrics

      March 23, 2015

      Guest post: the west must show the Kremlin it means business in Ukraine

      By David Clark of the Russia Foundation Natalie Jaresko, Ukraine’s finance minister, is in London this week to drum up...

    6. March 23, 2015

      Shale oil producers blame export ban for low US crude price

      US shale oil producers are becoming increasingly concerned about the gap that has opened up between domestic and...

    7. March 23, 2015

      EU and Turkey look to deepen trade ties

      Turkey and the EU are preparing to strengthen their two-decade old customs union, in an effort to deepen ties despite...

    8. March 23, 2015

      South Korea charts its way past the big beasts of the Pacific

      In a fight between whales, South Koreans sometimes remark mournfully, the shrimp’s back is broken. The saying is often used...

    9. March 22, 2015

      Milk, pork and salmon lead UK exports drive into China

      China’s appetite for British milk, pork, Yorkshire tea and salmon led to a 12 per cent jump in food exports to the country...

    10. March 22, 2015

      US gridlock’s rising global price tag

      The magical thing about America’s federal system is that when the centre stalls, the rest keeps calm and carries on. The US...

    11. March 22, 2015

      Stronger dollar weighs on US investment sentiment

      Vioearth is a small Scottish company with big ambitions to bring its “Viosmart” energy efficient power hubs into offices...

    12. March 20, 2015

      Malcolm Fraser, former Australia PM, 1930-2015

      Malcolm Fraser, former Australia PM, 1930-2015 Malcolm Fraser, the former Australian prime minister who has died at the age...

    13. FT Alphaville

      March 19, 2015

      One very predictable consequence of the fall in EURUSD: hordes of American tourists

      You know that the rise in the dollar is having an impact when US newspapers write trend pieces about how great it will be to...

    14. March 18, 2015

      US takes Indonesia to WTO on import curbs

      The US has escalated a trade battle with Indonesia, taking the southeast Asian nation to the World Trade Organisation over...

    15. March 18, 2015

      Shipping finance offers attractive yields

      Could shipping finance turn out to be “floating real estate” — the next big asset class for institutional investors?...

    16. beyondbrics

      March 13, 2015

      Guest post: rocky road ahead for Asean Economic Community

      By Hugo Brennan, Verisk Maplecroft When the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) launches its economic integration...

    17. March 12, 2015

      Azerbaijan’s economic promise is tied to Silk Road

      Azerbaijan’s trade statistics tell a pretty clear story about the oil-rich country’s recent economic history. Since the...

    18. March 10, 2015

      Views diverge on China steel outlook

      Analysts and the world’s biggest miners are increasingly at odds over the outlook for steel in China, the world’s biggest...

    19. MBA blog

      March 9, 2015

      Two exhausting weekends

      Fresh from an all-day simulation on leading change, my cohort made their way to St Pancras on Thursday evening for our first...

    20. March 9, 2015

      Financial services would be hit hardest by Brexit

      Banks, insurers and other financial services companies would be most at risk were Britain to leave the European Union,...

    21. March 8, 2015

      A trade deal must work for America’s middle class

      Over the next few months the question of US participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is likely to be...

    22. March 8, 2015

      China and Russia set to finalise gas deal

      China and Russia will seal an agreement later this year on piped gas from Western Siberia, China’s foreign minister said on...

    23. March 5, 2015

      Cyber security rules raise fears of digital protectionism

      Talk of protectionism once meant bemoaning barriers being erected in far-off lands for offcuts of beef or steel rods, but in...

    24. March 5, 2015

      China and India need to make their growth numbers add up

      One thing is certain about the global economy: a slowdown is under way. What we do not know is how big the problem is...

    25. March 5, 2015

      China to build grain stocks and cut coal use

      China plans to continue stockpiling grain, edible oil and other commodities but will reduce its consumption of coal as it...

    26. March 3, 2015

      Obama seeks reboot of China cyber laws

      US President Barack Obama has lashed out at new Chinese cyber security regulations, elevating the increasingly contentious...

    27. March 2, 2015

      Oil jitters on Canada’s campaign trail

      Susan Jaksich has a sharp sense of the economic jitters that will frame Canada’s general election this year as the real...

    28. March 1, 2015

      Maersk warns of slowdown in global trade

      The chief executive of the world's largest container-shipping group has warned that global trade growth could slow this year...

    29. February 26, 2015

      Ukraine’s sick economy presents stern test

      A year ago, Artem, a 19-year-old student, joined the mass protests in Kiev that toppled Viktor Yanukovich, Ukraine’s...

    30. beyondbrics

      February 25, 2015

      Guest post: the need for a business friendly India budget

      By Sanjeev Prasad, Kotak Institutional Equities The Indian government’s annual budget – to be announced on Saturday – will...

    31. February 24, 2015

      Natural gas rallies on supply threat concern

      The price of natural gas in Europe rallied on Tuesday on fears a fresh dispute between Ukraine and Russia could threaten...

    32. February 23, 2015

      Commodities explained: China’s new normal

      As the Chinese return from their New Year celebrations, commodities traders and industry executives will be wondering what...

    33. February 19, 2015

      US farmers forecast to plant less

      US farmers will plant less land with major crops this year as grain and oilseed prices grind lower, the US government said....

    34. February 19, 2015

      Concerns persist over Asean economic bloc

      When Google recently tried to move some engineers urgently from Malaysia to Thailand, the search engine titan hit a...

    35. February 18, 2015

      Peugeot finds road to recovery in Europe

      From his spartan Paris office, Carlos Tavares surveys a world he says is in “chaos”, as political tensions with Russia...

    36. February 18, 2015

      Severstal: rub the right way

      Heard about the new Russian diet? The west eats your lunch every day. That joke probably gets few laughs in Moscow. Some...

    37. February 17, 2015

      Unbalanced hopes for the world economy

      why is the dollar so strong? It has soared 25 per cent on a real trade-weighted basis in the past four years, evoking...

    38. February 16, 2015

      Obama attacks Europe over technology protectionism

      European officials have hit back at Barack Obama for suggesting that efforts to restrain Silicon Valley companies on the...

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