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Fri 27 Jan 2012
Tim Burt Tim Burt

If you haven’t seen already, and I'm sure you have, election season in the US has begun. Republican candidates are battling it out to become the presidential nominee and take on current president Barack Obama during this year’s election. But what role will outsourcing play?

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Wed 25 Jan 2012
Tim Burt Tim Burt

I recently read an article about tin producers in Indonesia and the problems they have faced over the past few months because of falling prices. An aspect of this story got me thinking about procurement's relationship with key suppliers and what happens during a difficult patch - the likes of which many industries will be familiar with at the moment.

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Thu 19 Jan 2012
Tim Burt Tim Burt

What is the likelihood of the Eurozone collapsing? What would the consequences of such a collapse be? Big questions which have been on the minds of procurement and finance chiefs who have an interest in European markets.

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Mon 16 Jan 2012
Tim Burt Tim Burt

The London Metal Exchange (LME), one of the world’s most widely known and used metal exchanges, has had something of a tough year, beginning when some of world’s biggest users of aluminium, including Novelis, complained about the LME’s warehousing strategy and how this was artificially inflating prices.

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Wed 11 Jan 2012
Tim Burt Tim Burt

Back in late November, the Indian government announced plans to open up its $450bn retail sector to foreign companies before, a few days later, backtracking and putting them on hold after strong opposition from politicians, concerned about the impact on local traders.

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Fri 06 Jan 2012
Tim Burt Tim Burt

What does 2012 have in store for commodities? It’s a question that, as we begin a new year, is at the very top of many peoples’ thoughts, particularly after the volatility that was such a feature of 2011.

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Tue 03 Jan 2012
Tim Burt Tim Burt

The 2011 commodity markets can be summed up in one word – volatile. It is this that buyers will remember their dealings in commodities - as natural disasters, political uprisings and economic crises shook markets to the core, sending prices on a rollercoaster ride.

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