The internet has opened up global trade and leveled the playing field for big companies and small cottage industries worldwide. Digital communication has helped boost trade among a large number of countries, but importing companies still face a number of obstacles, including lack of information, customs barriers, and differences […]
The Vikings took advantages of the prominent technological advances of their time. Manufacturing improvements (such as looms and […]
There is much talk about de-dollarization—the intent of nations to trade exclusively in local currency. Most recently, Iran and Russia announced their intention to do so, positioning themselves to be less affected by U.S. financial sanctions. What does this mean for international trade?
The fact remains that […]