EU rethinking China business ties, state by state

Western nations and multinational corporations, severely impacted by Covid-19 restrictions and supply chain disruptions, are reevaluating their approaches toward China. While many Western businesses view China as a vital market, there is considerable uncertainty about the

Taiwan builds first submarine, with Western support

Taiwan, a self-governing island in Asia, is not only famous for its dominance in the global semiconductor sector but can now also call itself a submarine-maker after it unveiled its first underwater vessel on Thursday. The submarine, named “Hai Kun” in Mandarin and “Narwhal”

Reality bites for Ukraine

Polarization Indicator: Fragmentation of global trade continues David Woo breaks down data pointing to a noticeable decrease in direct trade between China and major developed economies such as the US, Japan, and Germany, as well as diminishing short-term, geopolitical risks,

Caucasus crisis could destabilize all of Eurasia

In the past few days, there has been a steady stream of ethnic Armenians fleeing the contested region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijan launched a 24-hour assault on the Armenian enclave, which is surrounded by Azerbaijani territory, on September 19 and, following a ceasefire

Nickel nationalism working well for Indonesia

The International Monetary Fund’s June 2023 assessment of Indonesia’s export ban policy has reignited debate on Indonesia’s downstream industrial policy. Advocates emphasize its substantial impact on export revenues and value addition, while critics pinpoint the fiscal cost