RCEP
Will RCEP Miss India?

Vietnam has taken over from Thailand as the Chair of ASEAN in 2020. Its theme at its opening summit in June is ‘Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN’1. Thailand is the country coordinator for India and will be followed by Singapore from 2021 ....

Denigrating Prime Minister Modi’s Policies in Foreign Journals to Serve Domestic Political Purpose

The Modi government is under attack in influential international media by people of repute in India who ignore the consequences of this for the country’s image abroad. Playing politics at home is one thing, but playing politics abroad with a view t....

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, May 4, 2020

Economic
Emerging market currencies mark biggest falls in 5 years
The MSCI Emerging Market Currency Index, which tracks overall movements of emerging market currencies, dropped 6% in the January-March period this year; the ste....

Interaction with Dr. Anantha Nageswaran

"The Chinese Economy: Trump Effect, Deleveraging, or Both?" The Vivekananda International Foundation organized an interaction with Dr Anantha Nageswaran (non-permanent Member of PM Economic Advisory Council and Distinguished Fellow, VIF) on....

Five ‘T’s of China-India ties

Following the two informal summits between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping in Wuhan (2018) and Chennai (2019) the important question that is being asked within the academic circles in China is what could be the possible template....

After Withdrawing from RCEP What Next?

… should other members of RCEP be more accommodative towards India’s needs, and signal their willingness to discuss a win-win deal for India, that should be welcome ... the decision to join should be based primarily on whether it can significantl....

Brainstorming Session on Imbalance in Sino-Indian Trade: What to do about it?

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a brain storming session on the topic of ‘Imbalance in Sino-Indian Trade: What to do about it?’ Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF, delivered the opening remarks. The session was attended by t....

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