The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster has updated the House of Commons on negotiations with the European Union and the work of the UK-EU Joint Committee. ”First, the talks on a new trade agreement. We had hoped to conclude a Canada-style free trade agreement before the transition period ends on 31 December this …

AC Milan’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic is showing no signs of slowing down, scoring twice in their 2-1 win over Inter Milan. In the firstvganenof the season Milan won 2-0 and Zlatan scored both goals. He has since been out of the game due to tested positive for Covid-19, Corona. Yesterday he was back again. After …

Chart of the Day: This is how the $88 trillion global economy is spread around the world. This is how the $88 trillion global economy is spread around the world. Before COVID-19, the global economy stood at $88 trillion. But the pandemic has seen growth forecasts revised downwards and economies go into recession. In …

Remember how this time last year we were talking about a no-deal Brexit? Well, it’s back. It is not exactly the same thing, because the UK left the European Union (EU) on 31 January. The UK is now in a transition period with the EU until 31 December 2020, which means it is still …

The PM says “there doesn’t seem to be any progress coming from Brussels”, but leaders there say talks will continue next week. The UK’s chief Brexit negotiator has told his European counterpart not to come to London on Monday to resolve stalled talks, after the prime minister warned it was time to “get ready” …

Two of the world’s largest container carriers announced a full integration onto IBM and Maersk’s TradeLens blockchain platform. CMA CGM, a French container and shipping company, along with MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company have joined the TradeLens network to enable a complete digital transformation of their supply chains. Marvin Erdly, head of TradeLens for IBM …

In a statement this afternoon, Uk Prime Minuster Boris Johnson sends the medsage ti UK business to get ready for a no-deal scenario on January 1st. ”I’ve concluded we should get ready for January 1 with arrangements that are more like Australia’s” PM Boris Johnson says the EU summit seems to have ruled out …

Boris Johnson is facing the momentus decision of whether to walk out on Brexit trade talks, after the EU offered to extend them beyond the prime minister’s deadline to the end of October. Chief negotiator Michel Barnier told reporters in Brussels that he had proposed a two-week extension to negotiations, offering to work through …

Today, we have updated our logo to reflect that we have joined forces with Maersk. Happy to be a part of A.P. Moller – Maersk!

Today I participated in a Brexit webinar, ’Countdown to Exit: UK’s new trading relationship with the EU’ arranged by Swedish Chamber of Commerce for UK. It was an exiting event with many interesting speakers, great organization and many questions.

This has been a strange year indeed. I want to support my friends and colleagues in the Republic of Azerbaijan in this difficult time. Stay strong.

The UK Prime Minister warned the EU today that only round-the-clock talks can save a trade deal or he would carry out his threat to trade on WTO terms. Boris Johnson will delay a decision on whether to quit the Brexit trade negotiations until after the European Council summit ends on Friday, after it …

This morning I participated in a panel on the International Chamber of Shippings ’Leadership Insights’ series on ’The future of shipping and international trade’. We had an interesting conversation with Esben Poulsson, Torunn Biller White, Sean Doherty, Lars Karlsson and Jeremy Nixon.

Today I participated as panel speaker in an event about ’Trade, a pathway for entrepreneurship in a post-Covid world’ organized by The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT. It was a great conference covering three of my favourite topics, entrepreneurship/innovation, Prosperity Zones and Trade Superhighways.

Today I participated as panel speaker in an event about ’Trade, a pathway for entrepreneurship in a post-Covid world’ organized by The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT. It was a great conference covering three of my favourite topics, entrepreneurship/innovation, Prosperity Zones and Trade Superhighways.

Tomorrow I speak on the Legatum Center Webinar – Trade: A Pathway for Entrepreneurship in a Post-Covid World. Don’t miss it.

Breaking News: PM Boris Johnson and Ursula van der Layen will hold an extraordinary conference call tomorrow on Brexit. The aim to shape a deal to be discussed at the Council later this week.

I participated as speaker in a Live Webinar Panel on ’Customs and Borders Management Under Shrinking Supply Chains’ at World FRee Zones Organizations ’New World Model – The Future of Industry’ high level online event. There were more than 3100 participants from 152 countries listening in to the online event of the year. A …

Boris Johnson is planning to talk directly to German Chancellor Angela Merkel as he seeks a breakthrough in Brexit trade negotiations with the EU before a crucial summit this week. The British prime minister has set a deadline of Oct. 15 for a deal to be struck — or to be within reach — …

This blog, ’Lars Karlsson: CapacityNow’ continues to grow. I now have 23.110 visitors and readers. I am really grateful, humble and happy that so many people are interested in my texts and news about; customs, borders, trade, security, Brexit, capacity building, sport, music, film and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. And there is more to come. This …