Issues of fair trade continue to plague global relations, with many key players now applying antidumping duties on foreign imports in order to level the playing field
By rejecting key financial fundamentals, Venezuela’s economy has descended into chaos. The country is now struggling with the highest rate of inflation in the world
Research reveals the cost of public violence and social unrest to tourism revenues may be significant. With more tourists boycotting unstable locations, it is time governments of countries in conflict understand the price of unrest for the industry
Recent currency news is overwhelmingly negative and frequently dull, but sometimes unbelievable stories emerge from the humdrum
Africa is the logical next step for many businesses, but the challenges are daunting, says Tom Stevenson
With many countries experiencing a depreciation in real estate, now may be the time to look further afield
For decades firms have been outsourcing business to foreign countries in the name of greater cost effectiveness. Rita Lobo examines how the market is changing today and whether the benefits of moving abroad are really as great as they seem
Has Egypt’s bold stride for democracy put its development on the back foot? Dr Stephanie Jones asks some tough questions about what the Arab Spring has achieved for the country’s cultural and economic prospects
We may already have planned our exile during the London Olympics, but what (if any) benefits can the games bring to host countries?
Barely a decade into the great single currency experiment, has the euro’s finest hour been and gone?
Increasingly, paying the hefty price tag of business class doesn’t always guarantee a swifter journey from A to B – but it should
Business is booming in Africa; so why is it still so difficult to book a direct flight to most urban destinations?
Rewind to December 2010 and there I was, sat in the Red Sea sunshine, sipping a beer and people-watching beside a swanky new marina. Gaps …
Who in their right mind would think that the Far East is in economic decline? It is the region of the world where any sane …
As the world shrinks, access becomes easier and prices are depressed. Now may be a good time to invest in property abroad
Experienced travel professionals will never rest on their laurels when it comes to innovation in the industry
Healthy debt management can help raise living standards, but has the West finally learned to pay its bills? Charles Purdy asks
As we attempt to explain the currency turbulence of 2011, what can we expect from the coming year? Charles Purdy asks
Is the contents of your luggage up to the task of facing volatile climate change? Asks Jayne Watkins
Heads it’s severe, tails it’s sedate, but plan for the worse lest your winter wonderland turn to a nightmare, says Jim Dale
As I sat hungry aboard my long haul economy flight to South Africa I waited for my in-flight meal with baited breath. Awaiting our lunch …
I recently had a call from a European Language School asking if I could attend a week-long seminar providing some English language communication. I was more than happy to do that, and the company sent me the itinerary which included business class flights and a week in a converted palace. As I studied the itinerary more closely I was horrified to discover that the transfer was six hours.
What are the benefits and pitfalls of trading abroad, and how can the risks be managed?
“So, you’re calling from the future? Wow,” said my son excitedly as we shared a late-night phone call. In Kuwait, it was already Wednesday. Back …
How will the Arab world change after its bold stride for democracy?