Global Economy

PN Modi and the President Donald Trump at delegation level talks in White House

The Contention Over Dairy Products in US-India Trade Talks

India must strengthen its ‘non-negotiable stand’ against America’s attempts to flood domestic dairy industry with blood meal for reasons beyond cultural and religious sentiments. Last...
Minister Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping

India–China Frictions and Potentials: An Economic Dialogue

In the recently held Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit in Thailand, India decided to pull out and not to go ahead in finalizing the trade deal....
EU flags in front of the European Commission

International Trade Politicization and Institutional Development: The New Bargaining Power of the EU

Despite the new wave of neo-mercantilist trade policies induced by the Trump administration; the great majority of the economic analysts continue to consider international...
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Summit (RCEP) in Manila, Philippines

Noodle Bowl Trap: ‘Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership’

While the Wuhan Meet was about ‘stability’, the Mamallapuram Meet was to enhance stability in action ‘promoting understanding’. Trade was prominently discussed between Prime...
Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan

Regional Turmoil and Its Impact on Afghanistan’s Economy

If one were to look at India-Iran-Afghanistan connectivity, there are a number of challenges, both global and regional. During PM Modi’s May 2016 visit...
Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (L) and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi join other leaders as they pose for a group photo at the opening ceremony during the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Singapore

Myanmar-Malaysia Ties: The Road Ahead

Myanmar’s State Counselor, Aung San Suu Kyi (the de facto leader of the ruling National League For Democracy government), while delivering a Keynote speech...
Singaporean PM Lee Hsien Loong

US-China Trade War and Its Impact on Singapore

Singapore's growth estimates for 2019 have been brought down to 0-1%, by the country’s Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI). This is significantly lower than the...
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Geopolitics or Policy on the G20 Osaka Summit Menu?

The Group of Twenty’s (G20) Osaka Summit, to be held on June 28-29, is currently the focus of global media and expert attention; this...
Huawei, IFA, 2018 Berlin

The US-China Trade War: Where Will it End?

The trade war between the US and China that began last year has now entered into its worst phase. In 2018, the US started...

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