In 2010 we reported on legal developments affecting Indonesia’s coal mining industry. Since then, Indonesia – the fourth most populous country in the world with a US-dollar economy in excess of one trillion – has continued to...more
Pilfering on the docks of New York City was once so rife that, so one story goes, an Italian shoemaker shipped his goods in two separate consignments – left and right shoes – to prevent them from being stolen. Today,...more
With global forecasts for trade growth remaining well below the average of the past 20 years, the last article in our Business Across Borders series, written by the Economist Intelligence Unit, and launched today, examines...more
The third in our Business Across Borders report series, written by The Economist Intelligence Unit, and launched today, delves into the challenges faced by companies doing business across markets.
The report and video...more
One of the perils of doing cross-border business is the possibility of being pulled into business-related legal wrangles. A recent global survey of executive carried out by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) on behalf of...more
Our Business Across Borders report series, written by The Economist Intelligence Unit, investigates the biggest issues facing global business.
The first of five reports and video commentary, Licence to travel, examines...more
As the word “diversity” has evolved in our culture to become a code word for the inclusion of racial, gender, and ethnic minorities, we sometimes lose sight of the key element of diversity that makes it significant in our...more