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Corona Bonds and the Weakening European Solidarity

The coronavirus outbreak in Europe is testing EU’s solidarity which was already challenged not so long ago by the 2008-09 economic crisis, the 2014...
Prime Minister Imran Khan

Coronavirus Economic Toll Mounts in Pakistan: Can It Reduce Dependence on China?

In the past few years, through the Belt and Road Initiative, Beijing has managed to increase its economic clout as well as its political...
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How to Prevent COVID-19 From Paralysing the World’s Economy

The COVID-19 pandemic is currently imposing confinement on 3 billion people, leading to the world economy being more or less paralyzed. The purpose of this...

Coronavirus and Pakistan’s Economic Challenges

The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan according to estimates have gone up to 304 with two reported deaths as of March 19, 2020. ...
Prime Minister Imran Khan meets the visiting U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross.

Pakistan-U.S Economic Ties: Opportunities and Challenges

The visit of a U.S delegation to Pakistan, led by Commerce and Trade Secretary Wilbur Ross, was observed closely for a number of reasons. ...
President Donald J. Trump and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Trump’s Visit to Delhi: An Opportunity to Strengthen Strategic Energy Partnership

Even as it is certain that US and India are not going to sign up for a ‘big trade deal’ during US President Trump’s...
Medical staff with bunny suit containing 2019 Coronavirus outbreak.

The Black Swan Called the Coronavirus

The novel Coronavirus has shown that it has the potential to affect the geopolitics of the world. It not only resulted in loss of...
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What to Expect After Cambodia’s EBA Suspension

After more than a year of discussion, the European Union decided to suspend Cambodia’s trade privileges under the “Everything But Arms” (EBA) scheme. The...

Japan vs South Korea: The ‘Other Trade War’ Complicating East Asian Geopolitics

Relations between South Korea and Japan witnessed intense stress of late because of popular movements in either country since 2018. The political leadership of...