Outsourcing providers diversify to survive protectionism

Trump and Merkel at joint press conference

Fearing clients might bring home offshore outsourcing contracts, service providers are adapting to widen and improve their offering

The impact of protectionism on trade

Protectionist policies across the world could present major headwinds for companies operating international supply chains

Brexit and Donald Trump’s protectionist America raise the spectre of higher tariffs and restrictions imposed on international trade

The impact of protectionism on international trade

Supply chain strategies illustration

With economic nationalism pulling the world towards isolationist protectionism, global supply chains may be strained but can sustain international trade

State protectionism risks companies pulling out capital

There is tension between developing nation states, keen to protect natural resources from over-exploitation, and mining giants, aiming to return a healthy profit on heavy investment, as James Dean discovers