It is in everybody's interest for China to level the playing field among state-owned, private, and foreign companies so that no new distortionary measures need to be taken elsewhere.
As the focus shifts from efficiency to resilience in global supply chains, what does this mean for China?
Despite the pandemic, China’s interest in overseas M&A started to rebound in late 2020, with European industrial companies still of particular interest.
Can the three biggest economies agree a carbon tax on imports to catalyse climate action globally?
China’s new long-term targets, to reach peak emissions before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2060, are yet to be matched with a consistent short-term action plan.
China is moving towards a digital currency but there is a long way to go.
Ultimately, only time will tell if this landmark trade agreement will be productive and counter the potential bifurcation of international value chains.
In this workshop, invited guests will discuss priorities and proposals for the Italian G20 Presidency for a green local infrastructure agenda.
Structural factors are putting downward pressure on rates: is it time for macroeconomic policy to play second fiddle in managing demand?
Interest rates have been on a long-term decline, associated with declining productivity growth. To tackle this, the priorities are to reduce market concentration and, in Europe, change the financing model.
Interestingly, the growth target for 2021 is pretty humble: over 6 percent for 2021, while most forecasts hover between 7 and 10 percent.
The middle to high-income trap in East Asia and its China dilemma.