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US-China trade

Tensions raised as tit-for-tat trade dispute escalates. 

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Model agencies collude to fix rates

Regulators find leading model agencies guilty of price fixing.

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Alternative finance

Report on the growth of alternative finance.

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Economies of scale

Question 1

Describe the likely economies and diseconomies of scale for:

  1. A large supermarket chain, like Tesco

  2. A large computer games manufacturer operating in several countries, like Sony

Question 2

  1. What is MES, and how is it likely to be different for a firm of solicitors and a computer chip manufacturer?

  2. What is the significance of MES for the number of firms in an industry?


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Sainsbury's-Asda merger

Sainsbury's and Asda confirm merger plans.

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Customs unions

Costs and benefits of customs unions.

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New materials

Multiple choice papers for Paper Three.

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Brexit update

Article 50

What trading options are available to the UK?

Savings ratio

Savings ratio falls to lowest level on record.

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Tax avoidance

Double Irish - and a Dutch Sandwich more..

The OECD presents its final package for reform of international tax rules..more

Bank of England - cuts interest rates to 0.25%..more.

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