EU Inland waterway freight transport dropped by 6 %

EU Inland waterway freight transport dropped by 6 %. Between 2010 and 2020, transport activity on the EU’s inland waterways was volatile. After a series of declines and rebounds, the sector registered a substantial decrease of almost 6 % (8 billion tonne-kilometres) between 2019 and 2020. A similar trend can be observed for the same period in terms of tonnes with a drop of slightly more than 3 % (17 million tonnes). … More EU Inland waterway freight transport dropped by 6 %

Boris Johnson’s Autumn of Discontent

Boris Johnson’s Autumn of Discontent. It’s hard to believe it’s less than two years since U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a historic electoral mandate on a platform of getting Brexit done and unleashing Britain’s economic dynamism. It’s also hard to recall the last time anything went right for him, leaving his Conservatives in a precarious spot as they hold their annual convention this week. … More Boris Johnson’s Autumn of Discontent

SMEs weight in EU’s international trade in goods

SMEs weight in EU’s international trade in goods. In 2019, 99 % of importing enterprises in total trade (intra-EU and extra-EU) were small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), while this share was only slightly lower for exporting enterprises (98 %). For both importing and exporting enterprises, this value remained almost unchanged between 2015 and 2019. … More SMEs weight in EU’s international trade in goods

Who Is the Bad Art Friend?

Art often draws inspiration from life — but what happens when it’s your life? Inside the curious case of Dawn Dorland v. Sonya Larson. By guest author Robert Kolker. He is a writer based in Brooklyn, N.Y. In 2020, his book “Hidden Valley Road” became a selection of Oprah’s Book Club and a New York … More Who Is the Bad Art Friend?