Monday, October 22, 2018

Asia

The new trade war, the old trade war

Tensions are escalating between China and the US over trade. The Chinese government has announced retaliatory measures on a range of American products including...

The need for global cooperation in the modern age

The world economy is fragmenting. We have seen the election of a crude mercantilist president in the US, the Brexit vote in the UK,...

Indian farmers and climate change mitigation strategies

Climate change could hurt farmers’ income by up to 20-25% in the medium term, according to the Indian government’s latest annual economic survey. Extreme...

India and how it can become more integrated with the world

Global commerce has been changing since the late 20th century. Rather than trade finished products, such as cars, countries now exchange parts and components...

China and its smart winemakers

Joint ventures between Western and Chinese companies are in the news over accusations – including those of President Donald Trump – that China uses...

Developing countries and prosperity in the age of climate change

One of the ironies of fighting climate change is that developed countries – which have benefited from decades or centuries of industrialisation – are...

India, Rise in infections and its impact on urbanization

Human societies have seen a significant decrease in mortality from infectious diseases over the past century. However, we must still struggle with ongoing pathologies...

Robot and Labour, the China conundrum

China’s industrial landscape is in a process of rapid transformation. As low-end industries are squeezed by rising costs for land, labour and other resources,...

China and its plans for green planning

China's green planning for the world starts with infrastructure The United States is retreating from the global community under a president who rejected the Paris...

How China aims to manage its debt

The Chinese government has appointed a new head of its central bank. Yi Gang, currently the deputy governor of the People’s Bank of China,...

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