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Chinese Activity in the Arctic

Growing US concerns over Chinese involvement in Arctic affairs have raised tensions between the two states. Although detrimental to mutual trust, it is unlikely that economic activity in the Arctic Circle will be disrupted in the near future as China currently seeks to avoid securitization of the region.  

Asia Pacific Economics

Death of a salesman – China attacks private debt

As China’s transitions from prioritizing economic growth to maintaining economic stability, the government has begun levying steep penalties on high-debt private companies for “economic crimes.” Kiana Mendoza looks at several recent examples of these trials, and examines what this could mean for the future.

Economics Middle East/North Africa

How (and why) Russia and China are supporting Syria’s devastated economy

Salvaging Syria’s economy aligns with China and Russia’s own interests. A guest post by Rasmus Jacobsen, co-founder of Atlas Assistance.

Asia Pacific Natural resources and energy Under The Radar

Under The Radar: Why China’s energy deregulation overshadows the Aramco IPO

Fighting pollution and overcapacity, China is deregulating its energy sector, opening up one of the country’s last unexploited markets.

Finance International

Media, markets, and perception

Should investors take heed of economic and market news when stocks are tumbling, or are media outlets inherently fear mongering and unreliable? Many market analysts warn we are on the brink of another

Asia Pacific Economics Security South and Central Asia

Unraveling the China-India conflict risk

India and China held their first joint military exercise along their contested border in Aksai Chin in early February. Is this a sign of warming ties? What are the prospects

Economics International

4 key takeaways from Davos: Mastering the 4th Industrial Revolution

The 46th annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland took place last week and brought a gaggle of high-powered figures together to discuss current global challenges. Among its 2,500

Asia Pacific Economics

Forecasting GDP: The fight over China’s GDP figure

Distrusting China’s official numbers but lacking credible alternatives, analysts should give less weight to GDP as an indicator of economic health and newspapers should give less weight to GDP short-term

Economics Europe

What does the TPP mean for Europe?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership has been called the ‘biggest trade agreement in history’ and is a big step for the participating member states – but how will it affect Europe? On

Asia Pacific Economics

Mongolia’s economic future uncertain as a result of China’s slowdown

Mongolia’s economic development remains strongly correlated to China’s economic performance, as mining operations are threatened by China’s staggering growth. A negotiator from the landlocked nation announced that a USD 4