On 29 July 2021, The Economist Corporate Network held an event that examined how businesses leaders can managing disruptions to their supply chains.
The Economist Corporate Network is the Middle East’s key platform for C-Suite business leaders to access insights and analysis of local and regional political economies and the prevailing global conditions shaping them. As such, I would like to share ECN’s monthly QUEST report.
The Economist Corporate Network is the Middle East’s key platform for C-Suite business leaders to access insights and analysis of local and regional political economies and the prevailing global conditions shaping them
Mozambique’s metical was the world’s strongest performer against the greenback year on year to April 2021. For ECN Africa members doing business in Mozambique, particularly in the northern part, the currency performance may rank lower on the list of priorities compared to a tenuous security situation in Cabo Delgado
As we envision what a post-pandemic life will be like, business and government leaders spend a lot of time focused on how we will work. But what about how we will live?
The world has been ‘deglobalising’, leading some companies to consider reshoring or nearshoring their supply chains.
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Pre-pandemic, the rapid pace of change and concomitant job losses were already proving to be significant challenges to employers and employees. But Covid-19 massively accelerated many companies’ investments in their digital capabilities, which are only likely to exacerbate these trends.
In the 1997 film The Fifth Element—set in the 23rd century—Bruce Willis plays a flying taxi driver. Just over 20 years after the film’s release, flying cars are on the verge of becoming an everyday reality . Experts have been working on the technology for decades, and prototypes have already appeared in some air shows.