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Industrial strategy demands new deal with private sector

Industrial strategy demands new deal with private sector

The writer, professor at UCL, will deliver the Penrose Conferences in Soas this week Industrial strategy is experiencing a renaissance. Triggered by multiple crises – financial, climate and health – countries around the world are investing heavily in promoting economic growth and resilience. The war in Ukraine, with its impact on supply chains, made this …

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America faces possible railroad strike in two weeks after biggest union rejects labor deal |  CNN Business

America faces possible railroad strike in two weeks after biggest union rejects labor deal | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — America faces a growing risk of a crippling nationwide freight rail strike in two weeks. Rank and file members of the country’s largest rail union, which represents drivers in the industry, have rejected a tentative labor agreement with the freight railways, the union announced on Monday. The country’s second-largest railway …

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Qatar strikes 27-year LNG deal with China as competition intensifies

Qatar strikes 27-year LNG deal with China as competition intensifies

Talks with other Chinese and European buyers underway -Kaabi Says buyers can take up to 5% stake in expansion Agreement indicates importance of long-term secure supply DOHA, Nov 21 (Reuters) – QatarEnergy has signed a 27-year deal to supply China’s Sinopec with liquefied natural gas in the longest LNG deal to date as volatility drives …

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Key Freight Rail Union rejects deal, raising strike risk

Key Freight Rail Union rejects deal, raising strike risk

Members of a union that mainly represents rail freight drivers have narrowly rejected a provisional work contract, their union said on Monday. If the two sides fail to reach another tentative agreement by early December, railroad workers could strike – an outcome that industry officials say could cost the economy more than $2 billion a …

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Railroad major union SMART-TD votes to reject labor deal as nationwide strike nears

Railroad major union SMART-TD votes to reject labor deal as nationwide strike nears

An aerial view of shipping containers and freight trains at the BNSF Los Angeles Intermodal Facility yard in Los Angeles, California, September 15, 2022. Bing Guan | Reuters SMART-TD, one of the largest railroad unions, rejected the tentative agreement with railroad management, raising the likelihood of a strike in December. BLET, the other largest union …

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Rishi Sunak rules out Swiss-style trade deal with EU

Rishi Sunak rules out Swiss-style trade deal with EU

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has ruled out any Swiss-style alignment with EU laws to strike a trade deal with the bloc, promising instead that existing Brexit deals could “bring enormous benefits to the country. “. Speaking at the CBI’s annual conference in Birmingham on Monday, Sunak came under pressure to meet two key trade …

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Exclusive: Germany steps up emergency cash plans to deal with blackout

Exclusive: Germany steps up emergency cash plans to deal with blackout

FRANKFURT, Nov 15 (Reuters) – German authorities are stepping up preparations for emergency cash deliveries in the event of a power outage to keep the economy going, four people involved said, as the country prepares for possible power cuts resulting from the war in Ukraine. Plans include the Bundesbank, Germany’s central bank, hoarding additional billions …

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