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Trump Administration Releases Budget Proposal: Potential Implications for US Education Lending

by May 25th, 2017

On Monday 22 May, the Trump Administration released details of its proposed budget. The budget seeks to cut government spending across a variety of programmes. Among cuts to social programmes and the Environmental Protection Agency, the budget also aims to overhaul the student loan landscape in the US. Changes include removing subsidised provisions from certain […]

Effects of a Trump Trade War for the Middle East and Africa

by May 19th, 2017

  President Trump recently renewed his intention to reconsider and renegotiate incumbent trade deals involving the United States and several nations in the world. Using Euromonitor’s industry forecast model to develop a Trump Trade War scenario, we see de-globalization and constriction of open trade policies yielding several macroeconomic and market-level implications, even reaching as far […]

Trump Trade War Risks

by March 28th, 2017

During the presidential campaign Donald Trump threatened to drop out of trade deals such as the TPP, renegotiate NAFTA, and impose import tariffs of 35% on Mexico and 45% on China. The post-election financial markets rally and increase in business confidence are based on expectations that Trump’s threats on trade policy were not credible, especially given […]

Economy, Finance and Trade Ireland: Twin Challenges of Brexit and Trump

by March 1st, 2017

Euromonitor International’s Ireland Economy, Finance and Trade Country Briefing, focuses on one of the world’s most attractive investment destinations, offering an extremely favourable tax regime. This makes Ireland very appealing to foreign firms, resulting in extremely large FDI inflows, particularly from the US and UK. According to IBM’s 2016 Global Locations Trend’s report, Ireland continued […]

What’s Next for the Consumer Health Industry under Trump?

by February 24th, 2017

While the US consumer health industry will remain a strong centre for investment, development and technology innovation in 2017 and is expected to reach US$77 billion by 2021, the election of Donald Trump has created uncertainty among the industry, government agencies and consumers, especially around regulations, local production incentives, and changes to the Affordable Care […]