Archive for the ‘Importing’ Category.
Every quarter we attempt to predict what import finance will be required in the following quarter by analysing historic importer costs & revenue against future key UK economic indicators. After all, as a Business supporting UK importers finance their £360Bn contribution to UK consumption, our earnings are absolutely linked to how confident they are inRead More
The impressive and continued growth of the eCommerce giant Alibaba is mirrored in the continual growth of eCommerce in the UK and across Europe. Whilst the headline stats’ 56% increase in sales with profit, (EBITDA), at 76% are amazing, what caught our eye was the 12% increase in sales within their wholesale import and exportRead More
euro zone expands trade surplus despite protectionist calls We are entering a phase of severe uncertainty with many causes. I am no expert but observe globalisation, the commoditisation of labour and technology have a major impact. Artificial Intelligence and machine learning will significantly impact international trade. For the better in terms of communication, transactional accountabilityRead More