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Bloomberg: Talk of de-globalisation is fashionable but wrong

Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, says global supply chains are more flexible than domestic ones. Predictions that companies would relocalise supply chains and near-shore production were quite fashionable when COVID-19 (coronavirus) swept the…

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Deglobalisation myths

Pandemic-prodded predictions of relocalising supply chains and reshoring production 'grossly exaggerate' what will actually happen in practice, writes Peter Williamson of Cambridge Judge Business School. Professor Peter Williamson Predictions that companies would relocalise supply chains and near-shore production were quite…

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Mirage News: New expert panel established to support UK trade negotiations

Dr Graham Gudgin, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business School is among five leading economic and trade experts that have been invited to advise The Department for International Trade on how the UK develop…

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Dangers of de-globalisation

Worrying signs of a knee-jerk reaction to COVID-19, says Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management. There are worrying signs of a knee-jerk reaction to the coronavirus pandemic, a spasm toward protectionism, nationalism and the abandonment of international cooperation. This is clearly the wrong approach. …

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Sky News: Trade War: How firms on both sides of the rift can react

Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge Business School, co-authored an article on Sky News Australia on what firms can do about the trade war. “While most discussions have focused on the macro-level consequences of…

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The ‘carry’ trade

The carry strategy in foreign exchange markets generates positive average returns over the long run, but it can experience losses when there are shifts from fixed to floating currency regimes, finds a new study co-authored by Dr David Chambers of…

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Investing from the gut

'Gut feelings' help make more successful financial traders. Financial traders are better at reading their 'gut feelings' than the general population - and the better they are at this ability, the more successful they are as traders, according to new…

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Malaysian Digest: Malaysia to resume FTA negotiations with EU soon

Malaysia is expected to resume negotiations on the free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU) soon with the hope of sealing a deal after five years of talks, writes Malaysian Digest. Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International…

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Upping our game in UK-China business

by Professor Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management, Cambridge Judge Business School It's encouraging to see that the UK Government is finally taking China seriously as a business partner for Britain with PM David Cameron following up this week (2-4…

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