The events of the last few weeks have really brought home to us at Mosaic International how interlinked the world is both economically and socially. When we first posted about the impact of Covid-19 in February (see here), the lockdown in China was just starting to have an impact on the world
As we enter yet another period of uncertainty in the UK, this time under completely unforeseen circumstances amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses are once again having to make contingency plans when it comes to their long term planning, yet this time business survival is on top of the
Southeast Asia (SEA) is a region about half the size of Europe but with nearly 80% of its population. It lies strategically in a region surrounded by China and Japan to its north, Australia to its South, India to its west, and the west coast of the United States to its east. For centuries, the
We know that the Covid-19 outbreak has emptied the streets of bustling mega-cities in China as people stay home but we are now seeing how that is impacting businesses in the UK. The latest news about JCB shortening working hours is just one such example. The outbreak may be a black swan event but
Our MD, Kiley Tan was a guest on the latest Steel City Business podcast, discussing opportunities for Sheffield brands to do more business with South East Asia. Future trade ties for UK businesses with traditional markets becomes less certain due to Brexit but the potential opportunities in
31st January 2020. A significant day in the history of the UK, as we formally leave the European Union following almost 4 years of uncertainty and in-fighting amongst our political elite. Whilst the now majority Conservative government will claim they have done what they promised to do, i.e.
As the USA and China finally start to put pen to paper in a new trade deal (over two years in the making thus far) the world’s two biggest exporters have always been key drivers of economic growth and international trade, meaning the uncertainty surrounding the lack of a trade deal caused alarm
Investing in emerging markets is becoming a more attractive proposition for UK based businesses, especially in light of what Brexit will hold for us over the next few years. Previous emerging economies, such as South America and South Africa have been experiencing a weaker GDP, however this isn’t