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Pause for effect as Biden adds leverage for global tax talks

The Biden administration has completed its review of digital services taxes imposed by six countries and has put in place retaliatory import duties that will come into effect in six months’ time. The impose-and-suspend approach is linked to the administration’s wider negotiations at the OECD a... Read more →


The shoe industry might not be ready for a formal summer

Shoe Carnival reported revenue growth of 122.6% year over year in the 13 weeks to May 1, 2021, helped by the absence of store closures a year ago linked to COVID-19. Growth has come “despite ongoing supply chain issues” according to CEO Cliff Sifford though the firm is “expecting supply chain ... Read more →


Hapag-Lloyd adds India-U.S. service after unsatisfactory Q1

Hapag-Lloyd may have failed to capitalize on the recent shipping volume boom, with CEO Rolf Habben Jansen stating “the development of the transportation volume was somewhat unsatisfactory” in Q1’21. U.S. seaborne imports linked to the firm rose by just 3.5% year over year in April, with shipme... Read more →

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