Trade

Trade as a Dirty Word: What CEOs Must Do to Defend Global Commerce

The very concept of "trade" took a beating in the American presidential campaign from across the political and ideological spectrums.

American CEOs Caught in Crossfire as Chinese President Warns on Trade

Chinese President Xi Jingping has warned that American businesses could be hurt if the country loses its status as the global champion of free trade.

CFOs Aren’t so Sure About the Strength of the Economy

Any CEOs hopeful that Donald Trump's election will herald a golden age of strong economic growth may want to have a chat with their CFO.

For China’s CEOs, American Protectionism Could be a Curse and a Blessing

Just like Donald Trump, Wanda Group owner and CEO Wang Jianlin made his fortune in the real estate and entertainment industries.

How International is the Mid-Market?

CEOs broadly are optimistic, although some are concerned about the impact of Brexit.

China Could Emerge as Free-Trade Kingmaker if U.S. Turns Inward

Pacific Rim leaders have vowed to press on with free-trade negotiations, though they could now have a greater focus on China, rather than the U.S, following Donald Trump's election as president.

CEOs Speak Out in Support of Free Trade

Donald Trump blames our trade partners, especially China, Japan and Mexico, for America’s economic weakness. Bernie Sanders complains that free trade agreements hurt American...

Is Your Ability to Conduct Trans-Atlantic Trade in Jeopardy?

The impact of the UK’s exit from the European Union following a positive June 23 referendum result has long been questioned. But now, the focus is also on what a “Brexit” will do to trans-Atlantic trade.

The U.S. Economy May Not Support World Growth

Sputtering global growth, fueled by the collapse of commodity prices, China’s economic slowdown, and other factors, has many nations hoping to piggyback on the...

6 Secrets to Creating a Winning Globalization Strategy

Spurred on by plummeting transportation and logistics costs, we are entering a third wave of globalization that will increase trade, change the way companies work, and improve the quality of life for millions of people across the world.
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CEO Confidence Continues At A Record High In January

More than 250 CEOs of U.S. companies told Chief Executive last week that they expect overall business conditions 12 months from now to be “very good,” ranking them 7.62 out of 10.
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EDITOR'S PICKS

How A Former Accenture CEO Turned A Failing Leadership Into Growth

This former CEO's first year was a disaster until he shifted everyone's focus to create a customer-centric organization. What happened after that went directly to the bottom line.

What P&G Learned About Marketing From Elon Musk

While Tesla was moving ahead of the competition without spending a dime, P&G's marketing machine was watching closely.

How to Follow a Great Leader: Honeywell’s Darius Adamczyk Moves Forward

Darius Adamczyk, Honeywell International’s CEO since April, has a tough act to follow, but his priorities are optimistic and leave him lots of room for stamping his own legacy.

Meet the ‘New-Collar’ Workers in Manufacturing

Modern manufacturing no longer thinks in terms of white or blue collar—the workers it needs now are “new-collar”.