The Four Steel Men Behind Trump’s Trade War

By Dan Steinbock     In few months, the Trump administration has undermined more than seven decades of U.S. free trade legacies. Who are the policymakers...

How Trade Wars Penalize Asian Currencies

By Dan Steinbock Not so long ago, Asian currencies anticipated depreciation pressures to increase, due to monetary normalization. Yet, it is the trade wars that...

US Trade War with China

By Peter Koenig WASHINGTON, May 29 (Reuters) - The United States said on Tuesday that it will continue pursuing action on trade with China, days after Washington and...

AIIB: Experiments in Scaling-up Development Finance

By Daniel Poon Since its launch in January 2016, what are the significant developments on the operations of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)? In...

Betting Big on CPEC

By Xiangming Chen, S.K. Joseph and Hamna Tariq With the launch of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), one fundamental question to ask is if this...

North Korea – UN Security Council’s – 15 : 0; – Choking a Country...

By Peter Koenig   The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is being choked into submission if not starvation by the UN Security Council, by a...

China’s One Belt, One Road Initiative Promotes China Over US

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...

Revival of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

By David Bartlett, Economic Adviser and Writer for RSM The withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement disrupted the institutional structure of global trade. However,...

Trump’s Asia Tour: From Old Conflicts to New Prospects

By Dan Steinbock                                       Trump’s gruelling 12-day...

The Trump Administration’s IP Battle Against China  

By Dan Steinbock In recent weeks, friction between the White House and China has escalated in intellectual property. The question is, will it result in...

Trump’s Feeble Phase 1 China-US Trade Deal

By Dr. Jack Rasmus With the announcement today, January 16, 2020 of the signing of the US-China Phase 1 ‘mini’ trade deal, and the US...