Finance and trade
Article
09.10.2020
Rail Industry Faces Strong Growth Post-Coronavirus

A UBS report has found that the Covid-19 pandemic could accelerate the shift from air to rail, post-lockdown, with greater than expected growth in the rail industry over the next 10 years

Report
09.03.2020
Report
09.03.2020
China Economic Quarterly Q1 2020

The PwC’s Quarterly Review describes the state of the Chinese economy during the most challenging phase of pandemic-related constraints. The research focuses on the state of the private sector of the economy, the country’s exports and imports, and employment.

Report
08.26.2020
Report
08.26.2020
Value Chains Transformation and Transport Reconnection in Eurasia: Geo-Economic and Geopolitical Implications

Geographically and historically, transport and trade have united Eurasia as much as geopolitical conflicts and imperial rivalries have kept it fragmented. Since the 2000s and even more so with the launch of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the Eurasian integration (EAEU) in progress, opportunities for a major diversification and modernization of the economies of continental Eurasia via transport and trade integration, at both a regional and global level, have risen dramatically and have in fact never been greater.

Report
08.07.2020
Report
08.07.2020
Global Transport: What Does the Future Hold Beyond COVID-19?
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a disastrous impact on the global transport sector with all the modes of transport, primarily air and maritime ones, experiencing a strong deterioration in activity at the global level. However, some markets, for instance rail freight between China and Europe, are benefiting from the situation. The report by COFACE credit insurance company titled «Global Transport: What does the future hold beyond COVID-19?» analyzes the current state of the global transport sector suffering a heavy blow from the pandemic and presents three scenarios for the recovery of the sector.
Article
08.05.2020
Railway freight express puts China-EU cooperation amid pandemic on fast track
Since the COVID-19 outbreak, the freight trains have been playing a crucial role in supporting Europe’s anti-epidemic fight by opening «green passages» for the transport of important supplies and raw materials.The China-Europe rail transport service is widely expected to play an increasingly important role in the post-pandemic era.
Article
07.23.2020
EU car sales forecast 2020: Record drop of 25% expected this year, says ACEA
In the light of the major economic crisis facing the auto industry due to COVID-19, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has radically revised its 2020 forecast for passenger car registrations down to about −25%.
Source: European Automobile Manufacturers Association
Report
06.30.2020
Report
06.30.2020
France and Spain Export to China: Prospects for Expansion of the Rail Freight Transit
France and Spain are among the largest economies in the European Union. Spain’s rail infrastructure is more integrated into the international rail corridor connecting Europe and China. France has a wide industrial sector that can be used in the context of expanding the country’s exports to China. The study "France and Spain Export to China: Prospects for Expansion of the Rail Freight Transit" includes a brief overview of the current economies of the countries, an analysis of the commodity exports; as well as the logistics characteristics of the countries.