Search: Sanctions,China (25 materials)

 

Trade War and Sanctions: An Illusory Link

... for the next two years, and Washington said it would not impose new duties. Of course, it left in force the existing ones until the signing of the next package. However, the lull in the trade war will do little to reduce the risk of the US imposing sanctions against China. After all, the trade war and sanctions are two different things. While the former concern economics, the latter primarily concern politics. The growing political contradictions between the United States and China have not disappeared. This means ...

10.02.2020

The SWIFT System: A Focus on the U.S.–Russia Financial Confrontation

... YANG, Shihua: Development and Application of SWIFT in China, Financial Computerizing 2008 Vol. 10. 4 . HE, Dong: Analysis of the Bank SWIFT Messages, Journal of Huazhong Agricultural University , 2006 Vol. 1. 5 . CHEN, Hang: Mitigation of Risks of Sanctions on Russia, China Forex , 2017 Vol. 6. 6 . LI, Ruihua: U.S. and Europe Enhance the Economic Sanction on Iran to Cut off Its Financial Lifeline, Economy , 2012 Vol. 5. 7 . The SWIFT membership is granted on application and payment of fee. A member will be given a ...

03.02.2020

The Case Against Huawei: Stigmatize It

... for sanctions against Apple are different from those of Huawei, but its case shows that not even US companies are immune to sanctions violations. As for copyright and industrial espionage charges, this is a long story. Several companies had complaints ... ... threats in the field of telecoms. There are reasons for concerns, and not only in the United States. The situation is similar in China, Russia, the EU, India and many other countries. ICT has become a matter of tough competition and a factor of security. ...

29.01.2020

A Bumper Year for OFAC

... general deterioration of US-China relations and a number of other US attacks against Chinese firms. The Huawei saga is the best illustration of this point. At the same time, 2019 demonstrated that international businesses (including companies from the EU, China, Russia and other countries) were seeking to comply with the US sanctions regimes, despite the nature of their countries’ political relations with Washington. Businesses would like to distance themselves from politics and avoid the risk of being involved in US investigations, even though unilateral sanctions are ...

23.12.2019

American King Kong and the Law of the Jungle

... with its annual military spending of $50–60 billion considered as America’s most dangerous rival in the 2020 budget? Why is China perceived as a strategic challenge, despite spending only a third what the United States does on its defence? And why is ... ... excessive fat, not at all related to national security strengthening. For example, lawmakers obliged the administration to impose sanctions on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 and Turkish Stream gas pipelines - apparently with the aim not to start the lengthy process ...

19.12.2019

Asia Under Fire of US Sanctions

... well be waged between partners, an escalation of sanctions is a sign of more fundamental problems in relations, particularly if sanctions cease to be episodic and crystallize into a strategy. Several factors can influence the conversion of the anti-China sanctions into a strategy. First, there is a history of restrictions against China. Beijing came under brutal sanctions in 1947 and had to live with them until the late 1960s, when they started being watered down. But after the Tiananmen Square events,...

20.11.2019

R6 — the Case for a New Global Currency Basket

... India are all signs of major concern for the custodian of the global reserve currency. New World Begets a New Bank As a default mode, China should also beware that “the sanctioned objects in the mirror are closer than they appear.” In other words, China may also be a subject to sanctions at one point partially or fully. Tristan Kenderdine: US–Iran Conflict Would Strengthen China’s Position in the Middle East China, Russia, India, Brazil, and South Africa are the founding members of the New Development Bank . NDB’s 2017–2021 ...

11.09.2019

The Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Aden

... make the decision to completely or partially exempt the states that are members of the coalition from the Iranian “oil” sanctions. For India, for instance, such a decision would be a major additional stimulus to join the coalition. Naturally, it ... ... regional collective security system. The idea of international patrolling of the Strait of Hormuz with the participation of China, India, and Russia is naturally vulnerable to criticism, particularly in today’s charged environment. There will be people ...

15.07.2019

China’s Energy Policy: Flexible, but Unshakeable

... gas being offered at acceptable or even lower prices. Yet the US is affecting the freedom of choice between such sources by imposing sanctions, in particular, on Iran and Venezuela. Until recently, these countries were important suppliers of oil to China. US Sanctions against Iran The international agreement known as the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) lifted international sanctions previously imposed on Iran. China, France, Germany, Russia, the UK, the US, and the EU were parties to the JCPOA....

12.07.2019

Ivan Timofeev at Financial Services Volunteer Corps Symposium

On June 30 – July 2, 2019, St. Petersburg hosted a regular annual symposium of the Financial Services Volunteer Corps. On June 30 – July 2, 2019, St. Petersburg hosted a regular annual symposium of the Financial Services Volunteer Corps. Ivan Timofeev, RIAC Program Director, attended the symposium. The discussion focused on the issues of global economy, political relations between the great powers, and global socio-economic trends.

03.07.2019
 

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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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