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An island but not isolated

How Brexit is playing out may differ in the UK and on the continent. However, the crisis in Ukraine is now welding Europe closer together again – regardless of EU membership. The period of bipolarity between the UK and the EU is likely to be over for the time being, with potentially positive effects on trade too.

Cross-border competition

Cross-border competition

Two countries, numerous strengths: industry experts shed light on what distinguishes the Netherlands and Belgium – and what sets them apart from Germany. The topic of port cooperation automatically appears on the agenda.

Emerging strongly from the crisis

Emerging strongly from the crisis

Expo 2020, which is still running in Dubai until 31 March, is currently garnering the United Arab Emirates (UAE) global media coverage. This kind of attention is very welcome for the country, which is a federation of seven autonomous emirates. After all, one of its top priorities for 2022 is a rapid economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.

The hype around the hub

The hype around the hub

Singapore – living up to its title as the Lion’s City. The metropolis is also one of four major economies comprising the ‘Tiger States’ in Asia, marked by exponential economic growth in the second half of the twentieth century. It therefore comes as no surprise that the city-state is considered an apex player today – especially when it comes to finance and global trade of goods.

In the fast lane thanks to the automotive industry

In the fast lane thanks to the automotive industry

Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Hungary have many things in common. They are not only export nations but are also important locations for the automotive and supplier industries too. By contrast, however, inland waterway transport in these countries tends to take second stage.

Significant growth potential despite current stagnation

Significant growth potential despite current stagnation

The experts all agree: although the pandemic has been slowing down development in North Africa for over a year, Egypt, Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia will continue to expand their role as Germany‘s trading partners over the long term.

Programmed  Advancement

Programmed Advancement

JAPAN. Japan is known for being a pioneer. To keep it that way, the country not only finalised a series of directives and trade agreements, but is also placing greater focus on digitisation and new technology.

Partner in the hinterland

Partner in the hinterland

AUSTRIA. Despite all the competition between Austrians and Germans, one thing is clear: one can’t do without the other in many areas. In the following, experts shed light on the economic and logistical interrelationships between the two countries – and present successful projects and construction sites.

Small, but oh my!

Small, but oh my!

BALTIC STATES. Neither in terms of their area – around 175,000 square kilometres – nor their total population – over six million – can the Baltic states be called real giants. However, they do score points as attractive hubs in east-west trade furnished with well-trained staff and a well-developed infrastructure. Above all, however, they are real pioneers when it comes to digitisation.

Welcome to the land of contrasts!

Welcome to the land of contrasts!

INDIA. A market with almost 1.4 billion people, growth rates of up to eight percent per annum and a young, largely consumption-friendly population – India holds tremendous economic potential. But seizing this potential requires overcoming some hurdles.

Hope for the future – or cause for concern?

Hope for the future – or cause for concern?

LATIN AMERICA. Since the beginning of the year, the pandemic has been causing considerable disruption to global logistics chains to and from Latin America. Experts are watching with concern, but nevertheless see signs of long-term growth potential in the region.

An island but not isolated

An island but not isolated

How Brexit is playing out may differ in the UK and on the continent. However, the crisis in Ukraine is now welding Europe closer together again – regardless of EU membership. The period of bipolarity between the UK and the EU is likely to be over for the time being, with potentially positive effects on trade too.

Cross-border competition

Cross-border competition

Two countries, numerous strengths: industry experts shed light on what distinguishes the Netherlands and Belgium – and what sets them apart from Germany. The topic of port cooperation automatically appears on the agenda.

Emerging strongly from the crisis

Emerging strongly from the crisis

Expo 2020, which is still running in Dubai until 31 March, is currently garnering the United Arab Emirates (UAE) global media coverage. This kind of attention is very welcome for the country, which is a federation of seven autonomous emirates. After all, one of its top priorities for 2022 is a rapid economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.

The hype around the hub

The hype around the hub

Singapore – living up to its title as the Lion’s City. The metropolis is also one of four major economies comprising the ‘Tiger States’ in Asia, marked by exponential economic growth in the second half of the twentieth century. It therefore comes as no surprise that the city-state is considered an apex player today – especially when it comes to finance and global trade of goods.

In the fast lane thanks to the automotive industry

In the fast lane thanks to the automotive industry

Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Hungary have many things in common. They are not only export nations but are also important locations for the automotive and supplier industries too. By contrast, however, inland waterway transport in these countries tends to take second stage.

Significant growth potential despite current stagnation

Significant growth potential despite current stagnation

The experts all agree: although the pandemic has been slowing down development in North Africa for over a year, Egypt, Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia will continue to expand their role as Germany‘s trading partners over the long term.

Programmed  Advancement

Programmed Advancement

JAPAN. Japan is known for being a pioneer. To keep it that way, the country not only finalised a series of directives and trade agreements, but is also placing greater focus on digitisation and new technology.

Partner in the hinterland

Partner in the hinterland

AUSTRIA. Despite all the competition between Austrians and Germans, one thing is clear: one can’t do without the other in many areas. In the following, experts shed light on the economic and logistical interrelationships between the two countries – and present successful projects and construction sites.

Small, but oh my!

Small, but oh my!

BALTIC STATES. Neither in terms of their area – around 175,000 square kilometres – nor their total population – over six million – can the Baltic states be called real giants. However, they do score points as attractive hubs in east-west trade furnished with well-trained staff and a well-developed infrastructure. Above all, however, they are real pioneers when it comes to digitisation.

Welcome to the land of contrasts!

Welcome to the land of contrasts!

INDIA. A market with almost 1.4 billion people, growth rates of up to eight percent per annum and a young, largely consumption-friendly population – India holds tremendous economic potential. But seizing this potential requires overcoming some hurdles.

Hope for the future – or cause for concern?

Hope for the future – or cause for concern?

LATIN AMERICA. Since the beginning of the year, the pandemic has been causing considerable disruption to global logistics chains to and from Latin America. Experts are watching with concern, but nevertheless see signs of long-term growth potential in the region.