Month: April 2020

Force majeure

Share on email Share on facebook Share on linkedin After emerging in Wuhan the Covid-19 virus has turned global trade on its head by disrupting critical supply chains from China to international markets in a classic example of ‘force majeure’ which the Oxford Dictionary defines as a legal term for “Unforeseeable circumstances that prevent the …

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Poland – land of opportunities in the centre of Europe

Share on email Share on facebook Share on linkedin Poland’s location in the very centre of Europe and bordering seven different countries offer a number of advantages for business expansion, giving access to 250 million consumers within a 1,000km radius. Numerous airports and seaports, the network of roads and motorways which is constantly being developed, …

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MaDE2020: Synergies in New Zealand Manufacturing, Design and Entrepreneurship

Share on email Share on facebook Share on linkedin MaDE2020 has been postponed until further notice. Conference dates are to be advised, likely to be in late 2020. Circumstances associated with the COVID-19 pandemic have dictated that the MaDE2020 Conference Organisers have postponed the event until later this year. This decision was taken after engaging …

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COVID-19

Share on email Share on facebook Share on linkedin The world has experienced numerous flu pandemics over its history. The first was in 1889-1890. This flu infected some 300-900 million people and killed 1 million, the fatality rate being 0.1- 0.28 %. In 1918 the “Spanish flu” infected 500 million and killed around 50 million …

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