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Trump’s Election Manifesto and US Policy Outlook

... being a country of industrial production, after previously turning to developing countries. The internal causes of these achievements are his policy of de-regulation and tax cuts. External ones include his abrasive offensive mercantilist, and egoistic trade policy, and increased protectionism. Among his main achievements here, he named the replacement of NAFTA with the new USMCA agreement (in fact, the conditions do not differ much, but for Trump the main thing is to declare a “grand victory”),...


Outlook for 2020: USA-EU trade dispute, decisive year in the relations NATO-Russia and new wave of refugees

... have lost its drama. At least that suggests the reaction of the world stock exchanges to the phase I deal. They post price gains worldwide. Nevertheless, the forecast institute Oxford Economics comes to the conclusion that a renewed escalation of the trade war remains the greatest danger for the capital markets in the new year. Source: of the phase I agreement between China and the United States remains vague, the essentials remain open, and only a few of the tariffs introduced ...


Bridging Gaps in Global Governance

... largely still reflects the fundamentals of mid-20 th century world economy is the emergence of new players that are either global or mega-regional in scale. The advent of mega-regional blocks (TPP-11, possible deal on RCEP, Africa’s continental free trade area) in the past several years will undoubtedly raise the pressure to change the current system towards a greater role for regional institutions. Another challenge is the rising dominance of transnational corporations in the services and high-tech ...


War with China: TX Hammes, CSBA, RAND and CSIS–Thinking through the Unthinkable and rethinking Armaggedon

... submarines, drones, mines, and a limited number of air assets inside the first island chain. This area will be declared a maritime exclusion zone with the warning that enemy ships in the zone will be sunk or boarded. If these ships evade the blockade and trade with China, they will be subject to seizure and prize court when they pass through the 1st Island Chain on their return voyage. While the United States cannot stop all sea traffic in this zone, it can prevent the passage of large cargo ships and ...


Bridges to India

... But from this peak, there has been a steady and gradual divergence between Russia and India. Whereas India had a marked tilt toward the USSR back then, there is now an even more marked tilt toward the US. Centralized government plans for increasing trade between India and Russia may not be as successful as the creation of a large private sector Indo-Russian ‘executive bridge’. This executive bridge could be similar to the Indo-American one between top business executives in US and Indian companies,...


World Economy in The Grips of “Moral Hazard”

... It sounds like the name of a failed town in a Clint Eastwood western. We all live there now. – The Wall Street Journal (2008) In the past several weeks the world’s financial markets have re-entered into higher volatility mode as the ongoing trade dispute between the two largest economies is dashing hopes of speedy improvement in US-China relations. The uncertainty afflicting the markets is further exacerbated by the contradictions between the Trump camp and the Fed, with increasing trade ...


The Many Roadblocks of Russian-South Korean Economic Integration

... North Korea), the Republic of Korea (South Korea), Japan, and the United States. For both experts and casual followers of international news alike, reading through the list of countries above brings to mind recent world events, such as the increased trade tensions between the U.S. and China beginning in 2018, missile testing by North Korea beginning in 2017, and well before that, sanctions leveled at Russia in 2013 for its interference in Ukraine. While these events are unrelated, it underscores ...


Russia Vis-à-Vis the Globe: In Counter-Phase Mode

The much anticipated G20 summit delivered some relief from the US-China trade dispute, as the imposition of higher tariffs was postponed. Although there were also bilateral talks between the Russian and US presidents, as well as meetings of the leaders of BRICS economies, the significance of the G20 summit largely amounted ...


Does it worth Germany and France taking refuge into the arms of Russia and China?

... and hollow out our economy at the same time. European independence on foreign and energy policy out from under the umbrella of the U.S. and into an agreement with Russia, as Macron said. Is it viable to join hands with China? President Xi Jinping’s trade infrastructure project could be hitting significant bottlenecks as some countries begin to sound alarms regarding the massive debt loads their governments are incurring. Chinese, trade initiative, which needs more than $26 trillion of infrastructure ...


One More Time, Trade Wars Make Us Suggest the Lifting of Sanctions

... writes Alexander Shokhin, President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, for Because of them, we are much more vulnerable in the face of a global crisis than we could be. If we cannot influence the termination of trade wars, do we not have to prepare for difficult times by eliminating the “weak points” and excessive restrictions? We have to re-evaluate the picture of the world that has appeared in the last five years, which implies that Russia’s interactions ...


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