Entries tagged as trade
Green tech battle for market share is on - and who is winning?
We have heard a lot of talk in recent years about the green technology revolution and its role in framing the future of economies around the world. NY Times Tom Friedman outlined the importance of having a sound strategy in his book "Hot, Flat and Crowded". Special report published by the office of Senator Ron Wyden, D-Or, indicates that "U.S. EG exporters are losing overseas market share to foreign producers, especially to China."
Comments: 0; Published: January 27, 2010; Permalink
International shoppers get US discounts with International Checkout
A recent article in the Inc. magazine called ‘The Next Big Thing’ caught my attention. It features interview with Saskia Stick, CEO of International Checkout, number 61 on the Inc 500 list. I am always curious about new companies and new ideas but this one looks especially relevant. As we all know but not always appreciate, American consumers enjoy a great many decent products at very competitive prices.
Comments: 0; Published: January 26, 2010; Permalink
Toyota’s demand planning in Venezuela
In yet another revolutionary twist Hugo Chavez ordered Toyota to produce more of Land Cruiser 70, the model that was discontinued in 2007, or face being expelled from the country with company plants expropriated. According to CNN the company was also ordered to share the technology with Venezuelans. The story sounds only too familiar.
Comments: 0; Published: January 25, 2010; Permalink