Why rush a deal that is so inherently complex?
A look into the potential Comprehensive Agreement on Investment between China and the European Union.
An ageing population is generally bad news for growth prospects, but Japan and Taiwan offer important lessons.
COVID-19 almost one year on, it is time to assess who passed the test, and who failed.
The European Union owes much of its economic weight to its regional value chain and integration into the global value chain. But the EU’s global value chain role is shrinking, and while EU trade integration with China is increasing, it is mainly to China’s benefit, undermining the EU’s external competitiveness.
How can we ensure fair competition between European firms and Chinese state-backed players?
What should be Europe's strategy towards the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)?
China is no doubt bound to benefit, but other members of the regional trade pact may benefit even more
A look into the intermediary role of Hong Kong in financing cross-border Belt and Road Initiative projects and compare it with Singapore, a similar offshore financial center and competitor.
'The Communist Party has acknowledged that the outside world now is more of a risk than an opportunity.'
For all Beijing's ambitions of cracking the hegemony of the US dollar in the face of Trump administration sanctions, the yuan still has a long way to go.
An attempt merely to restore the pre-Trump status quo would fail to address major challenges; the task ahead is one of rebuilding, rather than repair. It should start with a clear identification of the problems that the international system must tackle.