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ECONOMICS

With Belt and Road Projects, Consider the China Risk

Through its Belt and Road Initative (BRI), China is offering support for long-term development in infrastructure-poor regions. It provides opportunities for financing much-needed projects to…
GEOPOLITICS

Belt and Road in Southeast Asia: Inevitable Storms

Perhaps one of the most ambitious foreign policy proposals ever made by China, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a clear indication of the…
ECONOMY

G20 Alert: The Trade War Gets Existential

It is no exaggeration to say that the escalation of the trade war has put the likelihood of a new global recession triggered by the…
ECONOMY

Acche Din, Redux: The Business Outlook for Modi’s Second Term

The election victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was extraordinary and unexpected. Opinion polling and recent state election…
GEOPOLITICS

Modi 2.0: Old Problems and New Possibilities

The conversations I have enjoyed more than many others have been those I have had on my way to or from the airport. Chats with…
INDUSTRY

Challenges of Dispatch Work in China

In 2016 and 2017, thousands of disgruntled workers at the Sino-German car giant FAW-Volkswagen (Changchun) held a series of protests. They were so-called “dispatch workers,”…
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

What Is Xi Jinping’s Major Power Diplomacy?

The Chinese Communist Party began its annual fortnight-long National People’s Congress this week. This year’s session is of particular interest to the international community as…
INCLUSIVENESS

Reckoning with Graying Asia

The past few years have seen workers in Asia becoming increasingly restive and concerned over pensions. Demands for reform have erupted into street protests in…
FINANCE

Waiting, and Waiting, for the Global Renminbi

“Great powers,” says the Nobel-laureate economist Robert Mundell, “have great currencies.” So where is China’s? In the years following the 2008 financial crisis, things seemed…
TRADE

Personal Business: Why Nigerian Traders Travel to China

Mr. and Mrs. Alhaji (names have been changed) are the owners of a successful textile wholesaling firm in Lagos, Nigeria. They import from a variety…
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