Posts From Nicholas Trickett
Ramazan Abdulatipov seems ready to close a sale of the state-owned port of Makhachkala to an Iranian-led group. The sale exposes the difficult balancing act elites are playing in the region.
China immediately seized upon President-Elect Trump’s victory to offer its proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) as an alternative to the TPP. Russia backing the proposal signals a call for a
Japan’s interests in the Far East and Central Asia are increasingly linked with Russia standing tough on the Kuril Islands dispute.
A Rosneft-led group of buyers just closed a deal for 98% of the Indian firm Essar Oil’s Vadinar refinery and oil terminal facility. In conjunction with the Dutch oil firm Trafigura and Russian fund United Capital Partners (UCP), the Russian state oil firm Rosneft along…
The approval of the Iranian Petroleum Contract is the culmination of a summer of economic diplomacy between Moscow and Tehran — with Lukoil at the center.