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Synchronicity in Economic Policy amid the Pandemic

... One possible option is a major superpower using its clout in a largely unipolar setting to facilitate greater policy coordination. Another possibility is for such coordination to be supported by global international institutions such as the UN, the WTO, Bretton Woods institutions, etc. Other options include coordination across the multiplicity of all countries of the global economy as well as across regional integration arrangements and institutions. Attaining greater synchronicity across countries ...


Dynamics of Vaccine Diplomacy

... Indian troops in Ladakh. So, by leading vaccine distribution in South Asia, India can revamp its geopolitical position against China in the region and worldwide. For example, the country was praised by the African, Caribbean, Pacific (ACP) group at the WTO for distributing millions of doses under the Vaccine Maitri (Vaccine Friendship) initiative. The country has the advantage of being the world’s third-largest producer of pharmaceuticals and can produce cheap vaccines for low-income countries. Pfizer-BioNTech’s ...


The Macro Dimension of the ESG Paradigm

... the support from the state. A similar conditionality framework could be employed in devising anti-crisis policies and regional support policies. The countries’ trade policy could also be significantly affected as the share of trade disputes in the WTO and defensive measures related to environmental standards (green protectionism) could increase significantly in the coming years. Source: Valdai. Discussion club


Digital Economy Agreements: The New Phase in Economic Alliances

... track of the agreements concluded by Eurasian economies with third parties as well as provide for monitoring of compliance with the key items of the concluded agreements. Another aspect to constructing such a digital system is to envisage a role for the WTO and provide for WTO-compatibility of the various agreements included into the system. Source: Valdai. Discussion club


Do Crises Drive Innovation?

... multilateral diplomacy, there are instances of severing these communication lines with respect to international organisations (the case of the US and the WHO) as well as further progression of the stalemate in such international organisations as the WTO (the case of the dispute settlement body and the reform of the WTO). One of the possible innovative responses to the current downturn could be the creation of a new, regional layer of global governance that targets greater cooperation between regional ...


(Dis)integration processes: Vulnerabilities of a globalised world

... transformed from an economic self-regulated process to a political tool used to defeat business competitors. Under the guise of economic rationale, a number of states apply a plethora of restrictions, extraterritorial sanctions, and actions that bypass the WTO with arguments based on national security interests and assumed political and military threats. As of 2020, the key problems that caused the recession of 2008-2009, have not been resolved. The pandemic has only exacerbated these problems. The world ...


Bridging Gaps in Global Governance

... any type of cooperative management framework ( WWAP, 2015 )” Another illustration of the breakdown of the current system is of course the propagation of protectionism, bilateralism and the weakening of global multilateral institutions such as the WTO. There are also notable omissions in governance with respect to the lack of integration of regional institutions into the global governance framework, which significantly limits the capability of the world economy to launch new liberalization initiatives ...


Reforming the WTO is a Long and Complicated Process

Different Opinions of the WTO’s Future Since early autumn 2018, the issue of reforming the World Trade Organization (WTO) has become an increasingly visible item on the global economic agenda. It was one of the central questions posited in the final communique of the G20 ...


Russia and China: Cooperation in a New Era. Results of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and of the Russian Presidential Election

RIAC and CASS Policy Brief #17 / 2018 The period of 2017–2018 marks the beginning of a new political cycle in the internal development of both the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China. The starting points for this cycle were the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) that took place in October 2017 and the victory of Vladimir Putin in the Russian presidential election held on March 18, 2018. The National Congress set the priorities for further reforms and...


Caught up in dumping spat

... the American market. As karma catches up with Europe, the EU fears receiving the same kind of response from the US that it gave to China earlier in the year. REUTERS/Alfred Cheng Jin Europeans will soon need to sit at several World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlements, which will aim to challenge their current standing on the international steel market. The Chinese Ministry of Commerce warned the EU that it will take “necessary measures to protect the legitimate interests of seriously hurt ...


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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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