“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño

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A shorter monsoon season in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia will help miners procure more materials, used heavily in the electronics industry. Copper, however, is set to slow in availability as Papua New Guinea’s extreme droughts have already closed mines. El Niño is officially set to wreak havoc around the world—starting now. Deemed “too big to fail” by NASA , the weather event will impact supply chains at every stage.

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Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) are designed to boost economic growth through trade by opening markets by way of progressive removal of customs duties, eliminating or reducing trade barriers and tariffs, lifting restrictions on services and even through public procurement. Equatorial Guinea. Guinea. Guinea-bissau. New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea.