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Flex leads rise in Mexican ventilator exports as imports dip

Hospitals in Mexico City are reportedly starting to reach capacity for treating COVID-19 patients with ventilator-equipped beds. While vaccines are becoming available, their distribution particularly outside the U.S. and EU, may be slow making continued ventilator availability vital. Mexican i... Read more →


Brexit Watch: Who needs British ports anyway?

Supply chains running through U.K. ports are facing increased complexities as the end of current trading arrangements with the EU on Dec. 31 approach. Hapag-Lloyd has applied a surcharge for U.S.-to-U.K. traffic “caused by continuing high levels of import arrivals in conjunction with infrastru... Read more →


Trade war, pandemic and wildfires beset global wine supplies

The international wine trade is facing disruptions from the pandemic, trade tensions between the EU and the U.S., an emerging Australia-China trade war and concerns about “smoke taint” due to wildfires in Australia and California. Global wine exports fell by 22.2% year over year in Q2’20, led ... Read more →


Glatfelter stays steady, may face Brexit risk in 2021

Glatfelter reported unchanged revenues in Q3’20 compared to a year earlier, with the engineered materials manufacturer outperforming analysts’ expectations for a 3.0% decline. U.S. seaborne imports linked to the firm dipped by just 1.4% in Q3 year over year. The firm has stated “demand for cer... Read more →


European Union struggles to keep pace with global trade recovery

International trade in the EU is struggling to recover after COVID-19 industrial and commercial closures with total merchandise trade down by 4.6% year over year in August. Exports to outside the EU dropped by 14.8%, led by a slide in shipments to the U.K. and U.S. The latter may include a mar... Read more →

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