The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the world business organisation,
promotes an open international trade and investment system and the
market economy. Our conviction that trade is a powerful force for peace and
prosperity dates from our earliest years, when the small group of business leaders
who founded ICC called themselves ‘the merchants of peace ’.
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However, it is argued that central banks’ finances could have an impact on their policy pursuit and
outcomes due to “soft” considerations, such as political independence, credibility and reputation. A
government can try to limit the autonomy of a loss-making central bank, as the losses do have long-
term fiscal implications (reduced net transfers of dividends to public budgets) and their origins may
be viewed as controversial.
Mrs. Rachel Lynde lived just where the Avonlea main road dipped down into a little hollow, fringed with alders and ladies’ eardrops and traversed by a brook that had its source away back in the woods of the old Cuthbert place; it was reputed to be an intricate, headlong brook in its earlier course through those woods, with dark secrets of pool and cascade; but by the time it reached Lynde’s Hollow it was a quiet, well-conducted little stream, for not even a brook could run past Mrs. Rachel Lynde’s door without due regard for decency and decorum; it...
Dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA) is becoming more and more commonly seen
in the analytical laboratory as a tool rather than a research curiosity. This technique
is still treated with reluctance and unease, probably due to its importation from the
field of rheology. Rheology, the study of the deformation and flow of materials, has
a reputation of requiring a fair degree of mathematical sophistication.