By Dr. Dan Steinbock As Olympic torch is moving toward emerging economies, it is time to come up with innovative solutions and appropriate cost controls to finance the games. In this commentary, Dr Steinbock assesses the rising economic costs and cost overruns of Olympic games, outlines the lessons and preconditions for economic success in the …
By Timo Kivimäki China has started to make its presence felt in the Middle East. Most commentators assume this to lead into the destabilisation of the already fragile region. This article will show, however, why China’s economic interests and identity will
By Dan Steinbock In the coming years, China shall aim at high-quality development, while seeking to forestall financial and international risks. The recent Central Economic Work Conference marked a historical point in China’s economic development.
By Sara Hsu China’s One Belt One Road initiative is vast and promises to greatly expand China’s soft power in Asia, Europe, and Africa by creating much-needed infrastructure. The US stance on OBOR, however, is unclear, and the lack of a clear stance on
By Dan Steinbock As tensions prevail in the NAFTA talks, Canada is hedging its bets by fostering consensus for a trade agreement with China. On Sunday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shall start a trade and tourism dialogue with Chinese
By Walter Clemens, Jr. We are all for world peace and economic stability. But who holds the key? In this article, the author shares his expert insights on how the United States could come to terms with China and North Korea. In the end, rewards, and not
By Dan Steinbock Despite “America First” policies, President Trump’s economic agenda needs expanding trade with China. President Donald Trump began his gruelling 12-day Asia tour amid US Special Counsel’s first indictments, which cast a shadow
By Peter Koenig The article is based on an interview with Tashreeq Truebody, Radio 786, South Africa. Peter Koenig elaborates on the potential of BRICS in the new emerging global economy where western supremacy would be a thing of the past. Questions
By Yu Xiong and Senmao Xia The shift in global leadership has been brewing for quite some time now. In this article, the authors elaborate on the UK-China partnership and how it has been working to balance the global economy. Ultimately, the authors
By Dan Steinbock After the 19th Congress, Xi’s China is preparing for a new roadmap domestically and internationally. This is Dr. Dan Steinbock’s in-depth analysis of China’s critical changes that will shape the world economy until 2022 – and beyond.