What to expect from Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Following the recent appointment of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister over Jeremy Hunt, many professionals in the trade industry worry about what this means for Brexit. Despite the Conservative party taking a stance in voting in Boris as leader and the expulsion of Theresa May from Downing Street, this outcome has proven just as uncertain as May’s leadership. There are opportunities of open discussions both with the EU and other

Boris must curtail no-deal Brexit rhetoric to reassure retailers

Following the upcoming appointment of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister this afternoon, Thomas Brereton, Retail Analyst for GlobalData, a data and analytics company, offers his view: “The most pressing issue for retailers remains clarification on Brexit, both in terms of timing and the nature of the withdrawal. But numerous retailers – particularly the supermarkets – have expressed concerns over an October deadline, anxious about the potential increased pressure to supply

DP World reports 1.6% Gross Volume Growth in 2Q 2019

DP World PLC handled 35.8 million TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the first half of 2019, with gross container volumes growing by 0.5% year-on-year on a reported basis and 0.5% on a like-for-like basis. Strong performance across Asia Pacific, Indian Subcontinent and Africa drove growth in 2Q2019, but weaker volumes in the UAE and Australia offset this trend. At a consolidated level, our