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Study of Vendor-Managed Inventory Practices in Indian Industries

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Purpose – In the global economy, vendor-managed inventory (VMI) is gradually becoming an important element of supply chain management strategy of organizations. Recently, Indian industries, both large and small, have started adopting VMI for their supply chains.

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Improving the Availability of Trade Finance during Financial Crises

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An analysis of the implications of recent financial crises affecting emerging economies in the 1990’s points to the failure by private markets and other relevant institutions to meet the demand for cross-border and domestic short-term trade-finance in such periods, thereby affecting, in some countries and for certain periods, imports and exports to a point of stoppage.

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Future-Flow Securitization Rating Methodology

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In a future-flow securitization, a company issues a debt instrument whose repayment of principal and interest to investors is secured by payments on future receivables the company expects to generate through its normal course of operation. The typical future-flow originator of the receivables has been an operationally strong company domiciled in an emerging market country.

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Towards the Circular Economy: Opportunities for the consumer goods sector

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The Foundation has turned its focus to ‘fast-moving’ consumer goods, products that typically have a lower unit cost, are bought more often, and have a much shorter service life than durable goods.

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Towards the Circular Economy: Economy and business rationale for accelerated transition

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Activities over the past several years, however, clearly show that CE is emerging as an eco- nomic strategy rather than a purely environmental strategy.

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Towards the Circular Economy: Accelerating the scale-up across global supply chains

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Business leaders and governments alike acknowledge that continued wealth generation requires a new industrial model that is less dependent on primary energy and materials inputs.

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The Supply Chain Finance Scheme: Hit or miss ?

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John Antunes looks at whether this scheme can deliver the "win-win" results that the government has promised.

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Endogenous Innovation in the Theory of Growth

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This paper makes the case that purposive, profit-seeking investments in knowledge play a critical role in the long-run growth process. First, we review the implications of neoclassical growth theory and the more recent theories of ‘endogenous growth’.

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