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So Let's Talk About That Seafood Platter

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

The global supply chain that brings shrimp and fish to your neighborhood restaurant or grocery store can be very opaque. For centuries, aquaculture has been a part of the Chinese food supply, and the Chinese seafood industry has grown to become one of the largest producers and exporters in the world. Concerns over the use of antibiotics and the safety of the food has raised concerns among Western regulators, causing Chinese firms to use transshipment techniques to avoid certain tariffs and import inspections.

The Art of Shadow Banking

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA  |  Accounting & Taxation

Lending by Sotheby’s tripled to $682 million in four years. Malaysian financier Jho Low was awarded a loan from the auction house and is currently being investigated for money laundering.

On the Java Sea, a New Shenzhen is Born

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

As labor costs rise in China, Indonesia tries to attract manufacturers.

India's Discount Airlines Get An Upscale Rival

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

India's airlines have lost $10 billion over the past seven years, but that doesn't keep more airlines from entering the market.

Welcome to Thailand, Land of Coups

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

Governmental instability in Thailand is dampening foreign investment and economic growth.

India Decides Software is Not Enough

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

With Indian electronics imports reaching $33.5 billion in 2013, the government wants to develop a domestic chip industry.

Qantas's Asia Problem: So Near, Yet So Far

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

Saddled with high costs, Qantas has a difficult time competing in the growing Asian market.

If Demography Is Destiny, Then India Has the Edge

James J. Stewart, DSc  |  Operations Management

Research shows working-age populations are slipping in the U.S. and other industrialized nations while those of other countries are growing faster.

Uniqlo: Asia's Top Clothier Goes Back to Basics

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

Japan's Fast Retailing stumbled in a move into fashion at its Uniqlo chain, and faces tough competition from Sweden's H&M and Spain's Zara.

One Publisher Applauds as Its Print Ads Wither

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

While many publishers bemoan the loss of print ads, Norway's Schibsted has developed a more-profitable global business in online classifieds.

The Squeeze on Global Rubber Supplies

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

Freakish weather hurts rubber production across Asia, giving a Japanese condom maker a headache

Online Startups Target College Book Costs

Charles Newman, PHD  |  Accounting & Taxation

A wave of startups such as Flat World Knowledge hopes to use technology to change the economics of higher education

Can the Future be Built in America?

James J. Stewart, DSc  |  Operations Management

The manufacturing exodus from the U.S. is accelerating, but smarter tax policies, low-cost loans, and industrial zones may help keep factories at home.

The New Protectionism

James J. Stewart, DSc  |  Operations Management

One country's bailout is another's industrial subsidy. Rising tension could lead to damaging trade wars

How to Bet on Oil—Whether Bull or Bear

Douglas W. Lyon, Ph.D., CPA  |  Business Fundamentals

The surge in oil prices has been so rapid that investors may think it's too late to grab a piece of the action. But there are still opportunities to invest, whether you are a bull, a bear, or even an agnostic.

How to Bet on Oil—Whether Bull or Bear

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

The surge in oil prices has been so rapid that investors may think it's too late to grab a piece of the action. But there are still opportunities to invest, whether you are a bull, a bear, or even an agnostic.

How to Bet on Oil—Whether Bull or Bear

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D.  |  Finance

The surge in oil prices has been so rapid that investors may think it's too late to grab a piece of the action. But there are still opportunities to invest, whether you are a bull, a bear, or even an agnostic.


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