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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 ...


America. A system that doesn't work anymore

Too much ink has been spilled on US-China trade war and its ramifications on both countries and its rippling effects on the world. “Rejecting the idea of globalism and embracing nationalism” American trade policy is meandering through a path that leads US to isolation and a situation which ...


Part 2. A Longstanding Friendship under Threat

On the potential impact of American sanctions on the Russia – India Arms Trade The first part of this article has demonstrated that India and Russian enjoy a close military relationship. India makes use of Russian material in all the branches of its armed forces. The material used ranges from munition to vehicles and even ...


Part 1. A Longstanding Friendship under Threat

On the potential impact of American sanctions on the Russia – India Arms Trade The Russian Federation is the second largest supplier of weapons globally. In 2016, 21% of global arms sales were Russian. Between 2000 and 2016 Russia accounted for on average 25% of global exports . During that period 30% of exports went ...


Fighting Sanctions: From Legislation to Strategy

... new law authorizes the president to respond to anti-Russia sanctions in many ways. The main problem today is how to devise a strategy for its application and develop an effective policy of counteraction. A simple set of technical measures to restrict trade is unlikely to have a significant effect. What we need is a truly long-term vision of the problem and an equally long-term planning horizon for counter-sanctions. The new law has upgraded the existing legal framework. Until quite recently, all Russian ...


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