Boosting recovery and the digital economy

Boosting recovery and the digital economy

Written by John Carlo Tria In the midst of the disruptions we are experiencing, important news about the smaller GDP contraction in the third quarter and other economic developments show a strengthening economy, which is vital as we continue to engage the new normal,...
Possibilities, hope and vigilance

Possibilities, hope and vigilance

Written by John Carlo Tria As predictions of an economic rebound are expected in 2021, continuing recovery will require vigilance and preparedness not only for the pandemic, but other disruptions like extreme weather events we have experienced over the last weeks that...
Build back, bounce back better!

Build back, bounce back better!

Written by John Carlo Tria That’s the rallying call as we approach the end of the year and are engaging business plans for 2021. With forecasts of a strong rebound next year, the challenge, and opportunity is how to take advantage and “ride up the rebound” by building...
Numbers and the recovery path

Numbers and the recovery path

Written by John Carlo Tria To say that we are in uncharted territory in this age of disruption is cliche enough. Events and numbers move quickly. So do forecasts and statistics. As we celebrate National Statistics month we take a look at this and how the need for...
Imperatives and hopes

Imperatives and hopes

Written by John Carlo Tria Last week in this same column I wrote about the expanding coffee and cacao production through coffee and chocolate powder plants to provide alternatives for farms which cannot meet the quality requirements of specialty producers. Another...