Our Latest Thinking on International Business

The rise of digital consumers, shifting geopolitics, and trade uncertainty have redefined the markets driving the global economy. Explore BCG’s latest thought leadership on international business for key insights into the forces affecting global business—and for perspectives on developments in emerging markets.

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Global Business Priorities

Geopolitics and Trade Impact

Trends in Global Trade for 2023

BCG’s Nikolaus Lang describes three overarching shifts in global trade—what’s driving them and what their impact will be—as we look ahead to a complex 2023.

War on Ukraine

BCG Executive Perspectives: War in Ukraine

This special edition of the BCG Executive Perspectives series assesses the economic impact of the war in Ukraine and the implications it bears for companies and governments.

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Fractal Advantage

Customer Insights

Africa’s Retail Future: Local and Modern

Traditional retail dominates African markets because it meets consumers’ needs. Successful businesses will find way to modernize their approach.

Hidden Connections That Transcend Borders and Defy Stereotypes

BCG managing director and partner Aparna Bharadwaj looks at under-the-radar affinities that reach beyond individual cultures, highlighting patterns that could bring the world closer together.

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