Tag: war

Tug of war over internal market

Image copyright Gannet77 Image caption The issue of who gets what powers post-Brexit is generating some friction Plans for a British internal market, post-Brexit, are causing a lot of constitutional friction, and there’s not much time to resolve disputes about the way it’s being set up. Much is being made of the ‘power grab’ or ‘power surge’ of which powers… Read more →

US-China trade war takes toll on their global competitiveness

Image copyright Getty Images The world’s two biggest economies have become less competitive due to their ongoing trade war, which seems to have no short-term resolution in sight. Both China and the US have slipped down the World Competitiveness Rankings for this year. Smaller economies including Singapore, Denmark and Switzerland top the list. The Institute for Management Development (IMD) survey… Read more →

OECD: No deal on digital tax risks trade war

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There is a risk of a trade war over tech taxes, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría says The head of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has said countries must agree on an approach for taxing tech giants, or they risk a widespread trade war. The warning from Angel Gurría comes as an increasing… Read more →