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Russia’s Losing Bet on China in a Post-COVID World
February 03, 2021

Russia’s Losing Bet on China in a Post-COVID World

By Nicholas Trickett
China’s economic maturation into a consumer economy is a gut punch to Russia’s economic model.
Papua New Guinea and China’s Debt Squeeze
February 02, 2021

Papua New Guinea and China’s Debt Squeeze

By Robert Potter
A debt trap? Not quite. But PNG’s telecom industry is a showcase example of how debt to China weighs down governments and constrains choices.

How Will China Counter US Financial Hegemony?
February 01, 2021

How Will China Counter US Financial Hegemony?

By Robert Farley
China’s plan for a central digital currency aims to fulfill numerous goals, from consolidating domestic control to competing in the global financial field.

Rising Shipping Costs in China Add Weight to Decoupling Calls
January 30, 2021

Rising Shipping Costs in China Add Weight to Decoupling Calls

By Bonnie Girard
The latest knock-on effect of the pandemic -- ballooning shipping costs for Chinese exports -- have laid bare the risks of current supply chain patterns.

Ancient Treasure and a Modern Budget Battle in Afghanistan
January 29, 2021

Ancient Treasure and a Modern Budget Battle in Afghanistan

By Catherine Putz
As the Afghan government and parliament battle over a budget, some aired concerns that Afghanistan’s greatest treasure trove would be looted. 
South Korea’s Vision for a More Inclusive Pandemic Recovery
January 28, 2021

South Korea’s Vision for a More Inclusive Pandemic Recovery

By Kyle Ferrier
South Korea was already struggling with economic inequality. The pandemic has made things worse.

IOC, Tokyo Olympics to Unveil Rule Book for Beating Pandemic
January 27, 2021

IOC, Tokyo Olympics to Unveil Rule Book for Beating Pandemic

By Associated Press
Japanese opinion polls that show 80 percent of those surveyed think the Olympics should be canceled or postponed.
Will the EU-China Investment Agreement Survive Parliament’s Scrutiny?
January 27, 2021

Will the EU-China Investment Agreement Survive Parliament’s Scrutiny?

By Zsuzsa Anna Ferenczy
A look at the remaining process for the CAI and the crucial role of the European Parliament, which could still vote the deal down.

Why Kazakhstan Joined New Investment Partnership With Uzbekistan, US
January 26, 2021

Why Kazakhstan Joined New Investment Partnership With Uzbekistan, US

By Wilder Alejandro Sanchez
Kazakhstan is working toward a more diversified economy.

Will Financial Scandals Undermine Indonesia’s Model of Economic Development?
January 26, 2021

Will Financial Scandals Undermine Indonesia’s Model of Economic Development?

By James Guild
Corruption within state-run enterprises threatens to tarnish the country's mixed development model.

China Consolidates Its Commercial Foothold in Djibouti
January 26, 2021

China Consolidates Its Commercial Foothold in Djibouti

By Mordechai Chaziza
China's presence in Africa's smallest country is far more extensive than just a military base.
The Digital War: US-China Tech Competition in the Biden Era
January 26, 2021

The Digital War: US-China Tech Competition in the Biden Era

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Winston Ma.

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