An in-depth analysis of Trade Wars – Trade tensions continue to escalate

Swiss Bank J. Safra Sarasin has published on June 20, 2018 an in-depth analysis of Trade Wars with a focus on investors, but we at TextileFuture think it gives a lot of facts and figures and food for thinking to our readers, this is why we publish the feature in its full length. The authors … More An in-depth analysis of Trade Wars – Trade tensions continue to escalate

Strange Bedfellows: Trump Trade Fight brings Japan and China together

By guest author Peter Landers from Wall Street Journal Prime Minister Abe is promoting a rapprochement with Beijing that reflects Tokyo’s need for allies in upholding the postwar free-trading system President Donald Trump’s tough line on trade with China has finally given Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe something to agree with Beijing about. After years … More Strange Bedfellows: Trump Trade Fight brings Japan and China together

What Darwin and the Model T Can Teach Toyota

By guest author Anjani Trivedi of Bloomberg Automakers are engaged in an evolutionary struggle, and only the fittest will survive Henry Ford’s Model T revolutionized mobility, assembly lines and society in the early 20th century. Since then, though, it is difficult to say whether automakers have ever truly transformed themselves and the economy, or have … More What Darwin and the Model T Can Teach Toyota

Luxury meets Streetwear

Key points Traditionally, high-end fashion houses and luxury brands conceptualized new trends and styles, which were then copied by mainstream and mass-market retailers. However, in the past few years, luxury brands have increasingly been taking style inspiration from streetwear and skateboard trends and incorporating more sporty and casual urban aesthetics into their designs. Luxury brands … More Luxury meets Streetwear

Innovations by BASF will help to make electric vehicles a practical reality for everyone

Battery materials by BASF shape the future of electromobility BASF’s cathode active materials make batteries more powerful, reliable and affordable Innovations by BASF will help to extend the real driving range and drastically reduce charging time of midsize electric cars New communication campaign celebrates innovations With the holiday season and sunnier days approaching in the … More Innovations by BASF will help to make electric vehicles a practical reality for everyone

IMF on the economic situation in the United States of America

Introductionary remarks by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of IMF, the International Monetary Fund 2018 Article IV Consultation for the United States Opening Remarks Let me outline where we see the U.S. now: Near—Term U.S. Economic Outlook “The context of this year’s consultation is a U.S. economy that is doing even better than last year. Growth … More IMF on the economic situation in the United States of America