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India’s Trade Policy Options
South Asia
India’s Trade Policy Options
As the US pushes the TPP and TTIP, India needs to do a better job choosing its trade deals.
India’s Trade Policy Options
The Role of Economic Integration in Asia
May 03, 2014
The Role of Economic Integration in Asia
Kazakhstan’s foreign minister on the Asian Development Bank and the need to improve the region’s physical links.
The Role of Economic Integration in Asia
China’s Rare Earths Advantage
East Asia
China’s Rare Earths Advantage
An adverse WTO ruling will do little to upset the dominance China enjoys in this critical sector.
China’s Rare Earths Advantage
Why Can’t Vietnam Grow Better Rice?
Southeast Asia
Why Can’t Vietnam Grow Better Rice?
Although the country is a major rice exporter, the industry suffers from quality issues.
Why Can’t Vietnam Grow Better Rice?
The Renminbi Goes Abroad
East Asia
The Renminbi Goes Abroad
The internationalization of China’s currency is underway, albeit with some important hurdles still to clear.
The Renminbi Goes Abroad
China’s Delicate Pursuit of Natural Gas
East Asia
China’s Delicate Pursuit of Natural Gas
As it seeks to reduce its dependence on coal, Beijing’s return to the Silk Road raises some unfamiliar security concerns.
China’s Delicate Pursuit of Natural Gas
Can China Become a High-Income Economy?
East Asia
Can China Become a High-Income Economy?
The IMF thinks so, but some challenging reforms will be needed if China is to avoid the middle-income trap.
Can China Become a High-Income Economy?
China: Avoiding the Minsky Moment
East Asia
China: Avoiding the Minsky Moment
Troubling signs have been emerging in China's shadow banking sector. The government is responding.
China: Avoiding the Minsky Moment
Australia and Japan Conclude Free Trade Deal
Oceania
Australia and Japan Conclude Free Trade Deal
After seven years of negotiation, the two countries have concluded a ‘historic’ Economic Partnership Agreement.
Australia and Japan Conclude Free Trade Deal
Cambodia Leads Doubts Over AEC
Southeast Asia
Cambodia Leads Doubts Over AEC
Hopes that the ASEAN Economic Community will be ready to launch on time look increasingly ambitious.
Cambodia Leads Doubts Over AEC
Oliver Stuenkel
April 03, 2014
Oliver Stuenkel
The Diplomat’s Justin McDonnell speaks with Oliver Stuenkel, a non-resident fellow at the Global Public Policy Institute, about the recent economic performance of the BRICS, their response to the crisis in Crimea, the upcoming BRICS Summit and the rising voice of emerging economies.
Oliver Stuenkel
The Taiwan Protests: Regional and Economic Implications
April 02, 2014
The Taiwan Protests: Regional and Economic Implications
Bonnie Glaser on Taiwan's controversial trade agreement with China and the significance for cross-strait relations.
The Taiwan Protests: Regional and Economic Implications
Can Abenomics Survive Tax Hike?
East Asia
Can Abenomics Survive Tax Hike?
Japanese consumers face higher sales taxes from April 1. Will this derail the recovery?
Can Abenomics Survive Tax Hike?
The IMF, Ukraine, and the Asian Financial Crisis Hangover
March 17, 2014
The IMF, Ukraine, and the Asian Financial Crisis Hangover
Could the Ukraine crisis help the IMF dispel lingering perceptions of credibility issues?
The IMF, Ukraine, and the Asian Financial Crisis Hangover
Southeast Asia’s Infrastructure Deficit
Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia’s Infrastructure Deficit
Many of the region’s economies are being held back by lagging infrastructure.
Southeast Asia’s Infrastructure Deficit
Trans-Pacific Partnership: Time for Some American Hustle
March 11, 2014
Trans-Pacific Partnership: Time for Some American Hustle
U.S. negotiators need to close the TPP before detractors and competitors bury it.
Trans-Pacific Partnership: Time for Some American Hustle
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