New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

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. Somalia. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.

Top 10 Most Corrupt Countries of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Syria, South Sudan and Somalia rank lowest with scores of 14, 12 and 9 respectively. Proactive disclosure of relevant data, including government budgets, company ownership, public procurement and political party finances allows journalists, civil society and affected communities to identify patterns of corrupt conduct more efficiently. Somalia. Transparency International released its annual ranking, Corruptions Perceptions Index 2017 , on Feb.

10 Things to Consider in the Global Economy


I presented the keynote to the group of procurement executives gathered, speaking on the subject of “The New Reality of Supply Chain Ecosystems”, which addresses many of the emerging issues that face supply chain executives in the digital world. My session was preceeded by a discussion by Brian Bancroft, Vice President of Direct Procurement at Coca-Cola in Atlanta. What is remarkable is that 53% come from Somalia, Syria, and Afghanistan.

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