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Russia's Economy in 2016
Central Asia
Russia's Economy in 2016
Falling oil prices and sanctions drive home the need for structural economic reform in Russia.
Russia's Economy in 2016
China's Jewel in the Heart of the Indian Ocean
South Asia
China's Jewel in the Heart of the Indian Ocean
The Colombo Port City project was conceived by Sri Lanka, but is now an almost 100 percent Chinese undertaking.
China's Jewel in the Heart of the Indian Ocean
Masela: Indonesia’s Odd LNG Plan
Southeast Asia
Masela: Indonesia’s Odd LNG Plan
Indonesian PM Joko Widodo has accepted some strange advice for the giant gas block.
Masela: Indonesia’s Odd LNG Plan
Khorgos: Where East Meets West
Central Asia
Khorgos: Where East Meets West
Kazakhstan and China hope to make Khorgos Eastern Gate the new crossroads of Eurasia.
Khorgos: Where East Meets West
Iran, China and the Silk Road Train
Central Asia
Iran, China and the Silk Road Train
The Yiwu-Tehran train is a significant part of Beijing’s plans for regional integration.
Iran, China and the Silk Road Train
India's Place in the Sun: The International Solar Alliance
March 23, 2016
India's Place in the Sun: The International Solar Alliance
India is set to lead the International Solar Alliance, but its task is not without challenges.
India's Place in the Sun: The International Solar Alliance
Pakistan’s Ailing National Airline
South Asia
Pakistan’s Ailing National Airline
After years of neglect, could privatization finally rescue Pakistan International Airlines?
Pakistan’s Ailing National Airline
Can Kazakhstan’s Privatization Plan Succeed?
Central Asia
Can Kazakhstan’s Privatization Plan Succeed?
Kazakhstan’s plan to privatize its state industries is ambitious, but it faces some major barriers.
Can Kazakhstan’s Privatization Plan Succeed?
Japan's Economic Prospects in 2016
East Asia
Japan's Economic Prospects in 2016
Tamim Bayoumi of the PIIE on Japan's economic state and what's next for Abenomics
Japan's Economic Prospects in 2016
Malaysia After the Scandal
Southeast Asia
Malaysia After the Scandal
The 1MDB scandal has drawn attention to corruption in Malaysia, but is it enough to spark reform?
Malaysia After the Scandal
JCPOA: A New Dawn for Iran’s Oil and Gas Industry
January 29, 2016
JCPOA: A New Dawn for Iran’s Oil and Gas Industry
Sanctions relief will breathe fresh air into Iran’s dilapidated oil and gas industry.
JCPOA: A New Dawn for Iran’s Oil and Gas Industry
The Eurasian Union’s Troubled First Year
December 28, 2015
The Eurasian Union’s Troubled First Year
The EEU’s first year has raised serious questions about its economic rationale, institutional effectiveness, and geopolitical underpinnings.
The Eurasian Union’s Troubled First Year
A Fillip for the TAPI Pipeline
Central Asia
A Fillip for the TAPI Pipeline
In the run-up to the groundbreaking ceremony the troubled pipeline has enjoyed a financial and geopolitical boost
A Fillip for the TAPI Pipeline
The Rise and Fall of Shadow Banking in China
East Asia
The Rise and Fall of Shadow Banking in China
How shadow banking became the catch-all for riskier finance.
The Rise and Fall of Shadow Banking in China
How Likely Is a Financial Crisis in China?
East Asia
How Likely Is a Financial Crisis in China?
A look at the financial risk factors in China and how successful the government has been in addressing them.
How Likely Is a Financial Crisis in China?
The Truth About China’s Ghost Cities
October 29, 2015
The Truth About China’s Ghost Cities
The same process that produces currently underpopulated new areas has created some of the world’s most successful cities
The Truth About China’s Ghost Cities
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