Reports
Report
12.28.2020
Report
12.28.2020
International Transport Corridors in Eurasian Space: Development of Latitudinal Routes

Railroads play a crucial role in the Eurasian ITCs. Because of the speed and reliability of deliveries it provides, railway transportation is starting to compete with shipment by sea (advantage of speed) and air (advantage of cost). The competition with alternative routes has to be taken into account, whereas the strategy should be built around the available advantages of the existing routes and the complementary nature of others.

Report
12.28.2020
Report
12.28.2020
Redrawing the Map of Global Trade

The paths of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recovery of the global economy remain impossible to predict. But it is becoming increasingly clear that, disruptive impact on international trade will leave a lasting mark. Companies should take a fresh, holistic view of the markets and trade relationships that are likely to drive growth and secure competitive advantage in the post-COVID-19 world.

Report
12.11.2020
Report
12.11.2020
2020 Report on Combined Transport in Europe
UIC published the eighth report providing a comprehensive overview of the current situation of combined transport in Europe in 2020 in collaboration with the International Union for Road-Rail Combined Transport (UIRR).
Source: International Union of Railways
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12.11.2020
Report
12.11.2020
EU-China Trade and Investment Relations in Challenging Times
Trade continues to be the least problematic aspect of the EU-China economic relationship. The BRI offers potential trade gains for Europe by improving physical connectivity with countries along the route to China, but it also poses challenges for the EU. While Chinese investment in Europe is growing and has focused strongly on technology, it raises the question of whether the EU should fear losing its technological edge, especially when Chinese state-owned companies might distort competition through foreign acquisitions.
Source: European Parliament
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12.11.2020
Report
12.11.2020
Understanding Chinese Consumers: Growth Engine of the World
Consumers, one of the key drivers powering China’s economic rebound, have regained confidence and are spending at levels seen before the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: McKinsey
Report
11.27.2020
Report
11.27.2020
The Eurasian Landbridge: Implications of Linking East Asia and Europe by Rail

The Eurasian landbridge has contributed to increased sustainable connectivity between the EU and China during the decade of the 2010s. Felicitously, this market-driven development preceded, and also complemented, major foreign economic policy announcements by China and the EU and reinforces their goal of increased connectivity. The resulting connectivity is likely to survive any bilateral political debacles because the economic foundation is strong

Report
11.03.2020
Report
11.03.2020
Global Freight Flows After COVID-19: What’s Next?

COVID-19 will likely affect trade more profoundly than any other recent crisis. The extent of the disruption will vary by commodity, trade lane, and mode of transport, and it will be steered by local differences in the crisis’s severity