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Halcyon actively monitors change covering more than 150 key elements of life.

A Mundane Comedy is Dominic Kelleher's new book, which will be published later in 2023. The introduction is available here and further extracts will appear on this site in the coming months. Please get in touch with any questions or thoughts.

The 52:52:52 project, launching both on this site and on Twitter in mid 2023 will help you address 52 issues with 52 responses over 52 weeks.


What's Changing? - Trade



Please see below key recent developments concerning trade:


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September 2023

  • World trade volumes dropped 3.2% in July 2023 - the steepest decline in almost three years. High inflation slowed demand for exports, while the resulting interest rate hikes choked off credit, fuelling fears of a global economic slowdown.


February 2023

What's Changing? - Food
Halcyon Identifies 24 September 2023


Please see below selected recent food-related change.


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September 2023

What's Changing? - Belt & Road Initiative

Belt & Road Initiative



China's Belt and Road infrastructure initiative is one of the most ambitious geopolitical projects ever. By 2027, it aims to dish out an estimated $1.3 trillion in loans, around ten times what the US spent on the Marshall Plan in the aftermath of World War II. As China increases its investment in the West, will countries' loyalty shift toward Beijing? About 80 countries have already joined, and dozens more are flirting with the idea. For a world that badly needs more and better infrastructure, Belt and Road is a good thing