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Russian Railpolitick and China’s Belt and Road
July 06, 2017
Russian Railpolitick and China’s Belt and Road
Russian economic policies and infighting with its neighbors impact China’s ambitions.
Russian Railpolitick and China’s Belt and Road
A Remote Pacific Island Faces up to China
June 26, 2017
A Remote Pacific Island Faces up to China
Can Yap Island both protect its unique heritage and capitalize on Chinese investment?
A Remote Pacific Island Faces up to China
Fixing India's Economic Diplomacy
June 16, 2017
Fixing India's Economic Diplomacy
To successfully defend its economic interests in the 21st century, India must rethink its approach.
Fixing India's Economic Diplomacy
Smuggling Away Myanmar's Chance for Peace
May 31, 2017
Smuggling Away Myanmar's Chance for Peace
Jade smuggling is fueling ethnic conflict in resource-rich Kachin state.
Smuggling Away Myanmar's Chance for Peace
Does India's Chabahar Deal Make Sense?
May 24, 2017
Does India's Chabahar Deal Make Sense?
Without a clear economic rationale, Chabahar port might do little more than embroil India in geopolitical games.
Does India's Chabahar Deal Make Sense?
Georgia: The Black Sea Hub for China's 'Belt and Road'
May 03, 2017
Georgia: The Black Sea Hub for China's 'Belt and Road'
New investments (some not even involving China) make Georgia an attractive link between Asia and Europe.
Georgia: The Black Sea Hub for China's 'Belt and Road'
China’s Evolving Economic Statecraft
April 12, 2017
China’s Evolving Economic Statecraft
Beijing’s use of commercial actors to carry out Party-state objectives requires a coordinated response.
China’s Evolving Economic Statecraft
Chinese Consumers Will Change the Global Economy
April 06, 2017
Chinese Consumers Will Change the Global Economy
As China's massive population begins to spend more, the world will take notice.
Chinese Consumers Will Change the Global Economy
The New Trans-Pacific Partnership
April 05, 2017
The New Trans-Pacific Partnership
The Pacific Alliance and ASEAN are crafting a key partnership of their own.
The New Trans-Pacific Partnership
China's Belt and Road Enters the Arctic
March 31, 2017
China's Belt and Road Enters the Arctic
The Arctic states could find much-needed funding for infrastructure improvements through China's Belt and Road.
China's Belt and Road Enters the Arctic
Unlikely Partners: Cambodia and the Eurasian Economic Union
March 01, 2017
Unlikely Partners: Cambodia and the Eurasian Economic Union
Even if the economic rewards aren’t astronomical, the partnership is beneficial for both sides.
Unlikely Partners: Cambodia and the Eurasian Economic Union
Which Asian Country Will Replace China as the 'World's Factory'?
February 18, 2017
Which Asian Country Will Replace China as the 'World's Factory'?
Analyzing the “Mighty Five,” countries set to replace China as the workshops of the world.
Which Asian Country Will Replace China as the 'World's Factory'?
Pakistan and China: Don't Fear Chabahar Port
January 31, 2017
Pakistan and China: Don't Fear Chabahar Port
A closer look at what Iran's Chabahar port deal with India and Afghanistan really means for China and Pakistan's CPEC.
Pakistan and China: Don't Fear Chabahar Port
Trump Killed TPP. What's Next For Trade in Asia?
January 24, 2017
Trump Killed TPP. What's Next For Trade in Asia?
Free trade in Asia is far from dead. The question now is whether the U.S. will reap any of the benefits.
Trump Killed TPP. What's Next For Trade in Asia?
Kashmir’s Cross-Border Barter Trade
January 11, 2017
Kashmir’s Cross-Border Barter Trade
Cross-LoC trade between India- and Pakistan-administered Kashmir goes on, despite frequent cross-border skirmishes.
Kashmir’s Cross-Border Barter Trade
Myanmar’s Opening: Doing Business in Asia’s Final Frontier
November 18, 2016
Myanmar’s Opening: Doing Business in Asia’s Final Frontier
Myanmar looks to be on the path to a prosperous future and a fast-growing, dynamic economy.
Myanmar’s Opening: Doing Business in Asia’s Final Frontier
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