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Mauritius heads off Brexit downturn with airfreight rebates

Mauritius heads off Brexit downturn with airfreight rebates

January 9, 2017 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

When Great Britain voted to break away from the European Union, many knew the “Brexit” would have far-reaching effects on the world economy – but perhaps not quite this far. The tiny island nation of Mauritius, for example, said it will launch an airfreight rebate program, called the “Speed-to-Market Scheme”Read More

BIFA calls for greater focus on UK import-export

April 28, 2015 at 9:36 pm 0 comments

The May 7 general election in the U.K., could bring a change in leadership. The country’s freight forwarders are urging whoever becomes the new Prime Minister not to overlook the vital role that international trade plays in the British economy. British International Freight Association (BIFA) Director General Robert Keen saidRead More

TNT predicts dismal outlook for 2015

TNT predicts dismal outlook for 2015

February 19, 2015 at 9:36 pm 0 comments

On the heels of a fourth-quarter 2014 operating loss of US$60 million, Dutch package delivery firm TNT Express NV is not optimistic about the year ahead. In mid-February the stock price fell as much as 9.6 percent, the most in almost five months, according to Bloomberg Business. The stock is downRead More