Economy & Trade
  • China’s Rise in Global Robotics: Toward Consolidation
    2017-03-24 Dan Steinbock
    Chinese robotics is positioned for leadership in global robotics, as the emerging industry is moving toward increasing rivalry and consolidation. In the new and emerging industry, the rise of innovative robotics startups heralds the future.... [FULL TEXT]
  • G20 plays a key role in sustainable development
    2017-02-08 Liu Zongyi
    Since the 2010 G20 Summit in Seoul, development has been listed as an important item on the agenda of this international forum. Emerging economies in the G20, in particular, are paying close attention to development issues. Many developing ... [FULL TEXT]
  • TRUMPIN' AND THUMPIN' BACK TO THE 1930s
    2017-02-07 Dan Steinbock
    With the Trump White House, America and a global economy will enter a highly divisive period – as evidenced by the debate about his economic, trade and infrastructure plans.As long as Republicans sustain some unity in and between the White ... [FULL TEXT]
  • TRUMPING WORLD TRADE
    2017-01-27 Dan Steinbock
    After the inauguration, President Trump has begun to reset the White House trade policies. But the consequences of “America First” stance in world trade are wrought with threats.Recently, President Xi Jinping gave a strong speech about the ... [FULL TEXT]
  • Pakistan's CPEC invitation to India sends important gesture
    2016-12-23 Liu Zongyi
    According to Pakistani media, Amir Riaz, the Pakistan Army's Southern Command chief, on Wednesday invited India to join the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and "share the fruits of future development by shelving anti-Pakist... [FULL TEXT]
  • Are markets soaring or bubbling in US?
    2016-12-01 Dan Steinbock
    In recent weeks, US markets have reached record highs. However, fundamentals do not justify the rallies. Prepare for a rough ride.Recently, three US stock indexes achieved record heights. For the first time since 1999, the Dow Jones Industr... [FULL TEXT]
  • THE NEW TRADE FUTURE IN ASIA PACIFIC
    2016-11-24 Dan Steinbock
    Right after the Asian-Pacific nations embraced the dream of free trade in the regional Peru Summit, President-elect Trump buried it. On Nov.20th, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit made it clear that it would move forward with ... [FULL TEXT]
  • Greater Role to Africa and Developing World in the China-Led G20
    2016-11-28 Chen Jian
    As China assumes leadership in the grouping, Beijing wants greater role to Africa and developing world in the G20.When China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi spoke in the Hangzhou Summit in May, he made it clear that Beijing intends to ... [FULL TEXT]
  • A New Beginning for the G20
    2016-12-26 Den Steinbock
    The G20 is the premier forum for global economic governance. It accounts for two thirds of the world population, 85% of global GDP and 80% of international trade. As a result, it offers a comprehensive indicator for the health of the global... [FULL TEXT]
  • G20 shouldn’t be distracted by geopolitics
    2016-12-26 Liu ZongyiDen Steinbock
    The 11th G20 summit is set to convene in Hangzhou, East Chinas Zhejiang Province, on September 4-5. In order to host a successful summit, China has made thorough preparations. Since assuming the G20 presidency on December 1, the country has... [FULL TEXT]