Despite China-US Dialogues, Semiconductor Supply Chain Remains Uncertain
By Darson Chiu and Arisa Liu
The Biden administration is picking up the pace of engagements with China, while simultaneously continuing to tighten restrictions on China’s access to chip technology.
What Difference Can Australian Development Assistance Make?
By Grant Wyeth
As a wealthy country in a developing region, Australia can and should do more to assist its regional neighbors in developing.
China’s Shipping Giant Gets Foothold in South America With New Multipurpose Port in Peru
By Francisco Vasquez
COSCO’s $3 billion port project in Chancay, Peru, looks to remake logistics in Latin America.
Indonesia Bans E-Commerce on Social Media Networks
By Sebastian Strangio
The ban is set to impact the Chinese social media network TikTok, which has launched an aggressive expansion into the e-commerce space.
TikTok Says it Regrets Indonesia’s Decision to Ban E-commerce Sales on Social Media Platforms
By Edna Tarigan and Niniek Karmini
Indonesia banned goods transactions on social media platforms such as TikTok, accusing vendors of predatory pricing.
The Australia-India Trade Agreement: The Start of Something More for India?
By Parth Sharma
The early results of the AI-ECTA have been positive, and could remind Indian officials of the merits of free trade agreements and tariff elimination.
China Boosts Semiconductor Subsidies as US Tightens Restrictions
By Arrian Ebrahimi
Further U.S. restrictions on investments in China have spurred Beijing to up the subsidy ante once again.
What Does the EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism Mean for Asian Economies?
By Sacha Shaw
Although the exposure of Asian markets is initially limited, CBAM could signal a major shift in both emissions reduction and global trade.
Chinese Tourists Have Good Reasons Not to Return to Southeast Asia
By Luke Hunt
Perhaps it’s not surprising that Vietnam wants out of the CLMV club.
China’s Yuan Revolution Reaches Brazil and Argentina
By Joseph Bouchard
China's currency is becoming increasingly prominent in Latin America, but there's a long way to go before it will challenge the greenback.
Southeast Asia’s Data Center Boom
By James Guild
Firms' increasing need for processing power and data storage is driving a rapid expansion of the sector.
Evolving Narratives in German Foreign Policy Toward Central Asia
By Rustam Kayumov
Germany’s key role is in helping Central Asia reduce its reliance on Russian and Chinese investments and, more significantly, trade.