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Contradictions of the “Golden Era” in UK–China Relations

... Minister confirmed the country’s intention to “intensify” the “golden era” in the UK–China relations and announced a new ambitious UK–China educational programme of humanitarian contacts (155,000 Chinese students bring annually the UK economy approximately ₤5 billion to the UK economy every year.) Addressing the Parliament of the United Kingdom in November 2017, China’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom expressed his hope that, after Brexit, the countries would continue to build ...

19.04.2019

Obstacles and Opportunities for Economic Engagement between Australia and the Russian Federation

... concept of the coming Asian Century, whose development and progress transcends Gagemeister’s report. During the past twenty years, China in particular has increased its absolute economic size six times over, as well as tripling its share of the global economy. And despite the Chinese government’s recent announcement that 2019 will likely see the slowing of the country’s fabled three decades of high GDP growth, its projected figure of 6 to 6.5 percent is almost double the International Monetary ...

10.04.2019

Meeting with Executive Vice President for the U.S.–Russia Business Council Randi Levinas

On April 4, 2019, Randi Levinas, Executive Vice President for the U.S.-Russia Business Council (USRBC), visited Russian International Affairs Council. On April 4, 2019, Randi Levinas, Executive Vice President for the U.S.-Russia Business Council (USRBC), visited Russian International Affairs Council. The following issues were touched upon during the meeting with RIAC staff: the current state and future development of Russia-the U.S. economic relations, possible content of new U.S. sanctions against...

09.04.2019

America. A system that doesn't work anymore

... disposable income while it was 73% of disposable income in 2017.According to a report by US Federal Reserve from saving to GDP ratio dropped from 13% to 2.6% from 1970 to 2017. 1975 is the last year US has seen a trade surplus. Attesting to the fact that US economy is a consumption led economy and implementing policies to repress consumption can lead to recession.Trade deficits can't be reduced with a rising consumption.Trump's measures are not going to shield internal markets. Source: informator.newsSo ...

25.03.2019

A Different Global Governance: Taming the Excesses of Realpolitik

... each others’ expense. The result as game-theory would suggest is a “prisoner’s dilemma” pyramid that is built from the foundations of individual values to the level of international institutions. It turns out that the egoism in today’s world economy is multi-dimensional and multi-layered. Within countries the society appears to be more often than not atomized and individualistic, with individualism espoused as a virtue, and collectivism perceived as a threat to individual freedoms. At the ...

13.03.2019

BRICS Should Avoid Becoming an anti-US Group

... Brazilians have a different situation with regards to the rule of law. And the South Africans have their own problems right now. It is problematic when it comes to legal harmonization. When it comes to harmonization around political idioms, along political economy, along economic inversions, it is much easier. Rather than going into too much of the negative aspects of BRICS, focus on what BRICS has been able to accomplish: the BRICS bank, providing loans based on different parameters as compared to the ...

13.03.2019

RIAC at 5th Conference of Aspen Institute and Chatham House “Assessing risk: business in global disorder”

On March 8–9, 2019, Venice hosted the fifth annual international Conference “Assessing risk: business in global disorder.” organized by Aspen Institute, Italy, and the Royal Institute of International Affairs Chatham House. On March 8–9, 2019, Venice hosted the fifth annual international Conference “Assessing risk: business in global disorder.” organized by Aspen Institute, Italy, and the Royal Institute of International Affairs Chatham House. As in previous years, the conference participants...

11.03.2019

Who Will Rebuild Syria: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

... leading Syrian businessman , known for his ruthlessness in conducting business. In fact, in 2013, Foz served a six month jail sentence for killing a Ukrainian/Egyptian businessman in Istanbul, Turkey. Foz is involved in multiple sectors of Syria’s economy, including brokering grain deals, and a stake in a regime-backed joint venture involved in the development of Marota City—a luxury residential and commercial development project. After several of Al-Assad’s former business allies found themselves ...

11.03.2019

Can Italy's "Government of Change" Change All of Europe?

The EU will still have to rescue the Italian economy. However, Brussels is growing ever more reluctant to save Rome March 1 st marks nine months to the day since the new Italian "government of change" came to power. Few in Europe would have believed that Italy, one of the EU founding ...

04.03.2019

Aggregation in Global Governance: Making Use of Short-Cuts

... TPP-11 or the discussions on the creation of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) points to the rising scale of trade alliances. Such trans-continental linkages are also increasingly observed in the Global South segment of the world economy, with China and India actively exploring the possibilities of integration projects with regional blocks and individual countries in South America and Africa. The progression of economic integration to the stage of mega-regionalism may in part ...

28.01.2019
 

Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
 
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