After trade talks between the U.S. and China collapsed last week, prospects for a trade agreement suddenly appeared dim. Behind the scenes the two superpowers are battling over which nation will dominate as transformative technologies including AI, machine learning and 5G mobility are rolled out across the globe.
The Trump administration imposed a third round of tariffs on Chinese goods, covering roughly $200 billion of imports from China. China retaliated with $60 billion of tariffs. We tell you if this is likely to be a prolonged battle and what US companies need to consider now.
In a possible about turn, President Trump recently expressed interest in reopening TPP negotiations. We look at the possible consequences of the US joining the pact.
The UK’s Autumn Budget leaves in place the UK’s low 19 percent corporate tax while vowing to tighten tax rules and crack down on online sales. This post addresses the main points of interest for corporations.