Sunak bins Truss’s Energy Supply Taskforce after just three months
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has scrapped a taskforce launched by his predecessor to shore up the UK’s energy security by striking a series of long-term deals with gas suppliers. The Energy Supply Taskforce, announced by Liz Truss towards the beginning of her short tenure in No 10 as part of a package of measures to  The post Sunak bins Truss’s Energy Supply Taskforce after just three months appeared first on CityAM.
Many medium -sized companies want to buy preliminary products again within Europe to protect themselves from material bottlenecks. In view of the scarcity and political tensions, safe ports are required, according to a survey by DZ Bank under 1000 owners and managing directors of medium -sized companies. © Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa The auto industry currently suffers from bottlenecks, for example, for cable harnesses. So every third medium -sized company in Germany wants to focus more on business with Western Europe to stabilize the supply chains in Germany in the next five years. A fifth (21 percent) relies on Eastern and Central Europe around countries such as Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. "There is a clear trend to produce where the products will also be used later," said DZ-Bank company customer board member Uwe Berghaus on Monday.
The Ukraine War has hit many supply chains, made materials such as steel and caused bottlenecks, for example, for cable trees in the car industry. The shortness of microchips and container traffic jams also put a strain on the German economy. In view of the Ukraine War, there is a debate about dealing with China. Economic Minister Robert Habeck (Greens) warned of one -sided dependencies in the Far East and called on companies to position themselves broader in Asia.
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(Multimedia) China urges the United States to listen to national calls to reason and stop making Chinese companies
provided by Xinhua_fr Beijing, November 25 (Xinhua)-The United States must listen The national voices that call for reason, and stop blocking and paralyzing Chinese companies, a spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Friday. According to information, a coalition of American industries sent a letter to Jack Reed, president of the United States Armed Forces Committee, and James Inhofe, a high-placed member of the Committee.
While the United States is becoming more important for medium -sized companies and according to survey, 15 percent are aiming for stronger trade relationships with the United States, companies are split at business with China. More than a third of the medium -sized companies are dependent on the People's Republic in their supply chains, according to the DZ Bank, the market is indispensable for many. The withdrawal from China is striving for 16 percent of larger companies from an annual turnover of 50 million euros. Among the smaller ones with up to 5 million euros in sales, almost one in five assumes that China strengthen China in the supply chains.
, regardless of the size of the company, many medium -sized companies want to reduce business relationships with Ukraine (22 percent) and Russia (17). Also Britain is also said to play a smaller role in the supply chains in 15 percent of the country due to the state's exit from the EU.
In order to protect themselves from failures or material bottlenecks, according to the survey, two thirds of the companies want to rely on a wider supplier network. More than half also wants to expand camps. Consider 38 percent to adapt their production to reduce dependencies.
Dealing gran Carol Dale can not return to Scotswood home where she peddled deadly drugs .
Dale was jailed for seven years after being caught with heroin and cocaine worth £35,000 at her council houseCarol Dale was jailed for seven years for her role in a gang, which brought heroin and crack cocaine from Liverpool to Newcastle.