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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

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Trade ministers join TPP negotiations. UN General assembly continues. US government faces another shutdown. US labor report influences rate hikes. Turkey hosts G20 meeting on energy. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook.  

North America Politics

How disastrous would Trump’s foreign policy be?

Trump’s vitriolic rhetoric has targeted the Iran deal, free trade agreements, and Mexicans. If he was handed the keys to US foreign policy, he would undoubtedly hurt relationships with allies

Economics International

Race against the clock for the TPP

The TPP negotiations in Hawaii last week have failed to reach an agreement in what was seen as one of the final chances to push it through. While there remains

Asia Pacific Politics

US-Vietnam economic ties to increase after historic visit

This July, the Secretary-General of the Vietnam Communist Party (VCP) made a five-day visit to the United States. A Joint Vision Statement was released during the visit, emphasizing enhanced economic and security

Economics International

TPP Series: How will TPP impact global investment rules?

Lost in the discussion about the Trans-Pacific Partnership is its likely impact on the already-complex “rules of the game” governing global investment. The outcome will have a considerable effect on

North America Politics

TPP Series: Obama wins trade battle, but the war is not over

After six months of political teeth pulling, President Obama has finally received Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) – commonly referred to as “fast track.” But despite this major victory in the battle for

Economics Latin America

Could the TPP shake-up Latin American trade?

The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) includes some of the world’s biggest economies on both sides of the Pacific and could very well offset China’s growing economic power, potentially shaking-up Latin

International Politics The Week Ahead

GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook

Japanese PM Abe seeks assurances on defence and trade. US Fed to keep rates low but focus on dollar surge. India to deepen influence when Afghan president Ghani visits. ASEAN

Asia Pacific Politics

Obama’s Pivot to Asia fails to impress China

The Pivot to Asia, America’s new grand strategy announced in 2011, rebalanced America’s focus towards the Asia-Pacific region. Less than four years later, the launch of the Asian Infrastructure Investment