US trade deficits with other countries can vary significantly, depending on how they’re measured
US President Donald Trump has frequently criticised America’s trade deficit with China, and in recent weeks he has threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese products as a means of reducing that imbalance.
WORK is like a capricious lover whose incessant demands are resented but who is missed terribly when they are not there. The relationship is long-term; an average person spends more than half their life at work. Work defines people’s social status, sets income levels and generates a circle of friends.Attitudes to management, as to work, are double-edged. The modern economy has become immensely complex. Coordinating the production of goods and services across international supply chains represents a huge achievement. Becoming a manager is usually seen as a promotion, yet the role of a “middle manager” is often despised as a useless layer of bureaucracy. Workers simultaneously blame managers for not providing enough leadership and for interfering too much with their daily tasks.For their part, managers desperately want to improve their performance. Enter “management books” as a search term on Amazon and you get more than 100,000 results. Budding executives solemnly learn the...Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO: Netflix's stock market value ballooned to a record $153 billion on Thursday and eclipsed Walt Disney Co for the first time, making it the world's most valuable entertainment company, following a monumental shift by viewers away from cinemas and cable television.
Go-Jek confirms reports about its upcoming entry to Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines in the “next few months” Having been focussed on the local market since its inception, Indonesian ride-hailing giant Go-Jek has long been reported to be looking towards an international expansion. It started with the 2016 acquisitions of Indian tech startups to support its development […]
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