July 02, 2020
What’s Behind China’s ‘Street-Stall Economy’ Discussion?
By Chan Kung and Yu (Tony) Pan
China must take care not to let the current trend follow the pattern of the bicycle-sharing fiasco.
July 01, 2020
Gulf-Asia Connectivity After the COVID-19 Crisis
By Guy Burton
Economic and security links have been growing for decades. That will continue, even if at a slower pace.
June 30, 2020
Companies Prodded to Rely Less on China, But Few Respond
By Associated Press
The pandemic has raised political pressure for companies to move out of China, but the practicalities of business keep many from doing so.
June 26, 2020
Despite Economic Turmoil, Indonesia-Australia Trade Agreement Pushes Ahead
By Kyle Springer
In the midst of COVID-19, an unlikely trade agreement breaks through.
June 25, 2020
China’s Great Wall of Finance Shows First Signs of a Crack – in Hong Kong
By Project 2047
Any U.S. financial sanctions on Hong Kong will break the financial lifeline for China.
June 24, 2020
The UK Wants to Join CPTPP. That’s Good News for Japan.
By Yukari Easton
Britain’s interest in the group will help strengthen trade relations with Japan.
June 19, 2020
China’s Tariffs on Australian Barley: Coercion, Protectionism, or Both?
By Scott Waldron
The Chinese anti-dumping tariffs on Australian barley have been widely interpreted as revenge for Australia’s call for a COVID-19 investigation. But there are other factors at play.
June 16, 2020
How China Can Avert an Employment Crisis
By Yan Liang
In trying to recover from the economic damage done by COVID-19, Beijing’s top concern will be battling unemployment.
June 12, 2020
What Does Hong Kong’s National Security Law Mean for Tech Companies?
By Xiaomeng Lu
The Hong Kong national security law will have implications for privacy, cybersecurity, data, and trade issues.
June 11, 2020
As Global Value Chains Shift, Will China Lose Its Dominance?
By Priyanka Pandit
China’s position as a crucial link is likely to remain unaltered even under new patterns of production.
June 11, 2020
To Reform India, Modi 2.0 Needs to Remember Modi 1.0’s Agenda
By Kriti Upadhyaya
The Modi government’s reform scorecard: a revived commitment to reforms is what the country needs.
June 10, 2020
Asia and the Global Economy’s COVID-19 Plunge
By Catherine Putz
The World Bank’s forecasts are not rosy for the world economy, but some will hurt more than others.