The shortage of skilled workers is increasingly confronting companies in Germany with major challenges. In view of the demographic and transformational tasks, there is a considerable danger that this situation will exacerbate.
The fragmentation of production offers new opportunities to economies seeking to take part in global value chains (GVCs). With the help of foreign direct investment (FDI), some economies are shifting their GVC participation to an increasing number of higher value-added tasks.
On the way to climate neutrality, the transition from a linear economy to a circular economy plays an important role. Resource cycles can be implemented in different ways in companies.
The unprecedented challenge of the pandemic has changed how the Europeans view healthcare, and had an impact on measures taken by the European Union. It made us understand the need to reform the system, strengthen coordination of actions among the Member States, as well as of the importance of the health sector for the security of the Old Continent. The fight against COVID-19 has fuelled the efforts to establish the European Health Union.
Resultantly, Sri Lanka had to announce bankruptcy on external obligations in April 2022 where the government’s external debt stood at $51 billion in 2022 and was unable to fulfill its external obligations because foreign exchange reserves fell to $1.94 billion.
This report presents an assessment of the nature and extent of poverty in London, prior to and during the coronavirus pandemic. This original analysis uses the Social Metrics Commission’s approach to poverty measurement.
The subject of transitioning from informality to formality continues to be discussed extensively. Informal economy comprises of activities that are beyond the state’s reach.
The MSME sector in India has immense potential to be one of the leading employment generators, however, it suffers from multiple issues and challenges. To address these issues MSME Ministry has proposed a draft national policy on MSME in continuation of various measures taken to date to promote competitiveness, technology upgradation, infrastructure, cluster development, dedicated credit, procurement of products & financial assistance to MSME. Set out below are some preliminary comments from CUTS International on the draft policy.
Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS) expresses its gratitude to the NITI Aayog for inviting comments on the Discussion Paper on Digital Banks: A Proposal for Licencing and Regulatory Regime for India.
The economic transformation to carbon neutrality increasingly produces various forms of pressures in different job areas and on the labour market, especially in energy- and emission-intensive manufacturing industries.