Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor (22-28 April 2024)

China’s exporters shun the yuan, embrace alternatives as depreciation fears build
The recent volatility of the yuan, depressed profits and unexpected shifts in external demand are combining to make some Chinese expo....

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor (18-24 December 2023)


US Aims Tougher Sanctions at Banks in New Bid to Hurt Putin
The US targeted banks that facilitate payments for Russia’s military-industrial complex, the latest in a series of restrictions that have tried — and so ....

Neighborhood News Digest – 25 July 2023

The Taliban Have ‘Infiltrated’ U.N. Deliveries of Aid – Foreign Policy
The United Nations is the custodian of billions of dollars of international assistance meant for the hungry and needy of Afghanistan, wh....

SCO is a platform for India to remain relevant in Eurasia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted the 23rd summit of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on 4th July 2023 in a virtual format. This concluded India’s first-ever presidency of the SCO. The baton was passed ....

China: Daily Scan, July 07, 2022

China criticizes U.S. attempt to ban Dutch chipmaking tech exports to China: Xinhuanet
July 6, 2022
Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian on Wednesday censured the United States for pushing a Dutch supplier to stop s....

Impact of Western Sanctions on Russia: Unintended Ramifications

The fog of war isn’t just affecting the military aspects of the Ukraine war but going beyond to fundamentally alter an international system that was already turbulent. In this context, the gamut of western economic sanctions on Russia are going bey....

China: Daily Scan, February 25, 2022

State councilor stresses modern market regulation for high-quality development: Xinhuanet
February 25, 2022
State Councilor Wang Yong has underscored improving the effectiveness of market regulation to further boost market vital....

China Daily Digest February 24, 2022

Senior CPC official meets Panchen Lama: Xinhuanet Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official You Quan met with the 11th Panchen Lama Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu in Beijing Wednesday. You, a member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Commit....

China: Daily Scan, January 13, 2022

China's new yuan loans rise in 2021: Xinhuanet
January 12, 2022
China's new yuan-denominated loans totaled 19.95 trillion yuan (3.13 trillion U.S. dollars) in 2021, up 315 billion yuan year on year, central bank data showed Wedn....

China: Daily Scan, November 11, 2021

China reiterates firm opposition to U.S.-Taiwan official exchange, military contact: Xinhuanet
November 10, 2021
A Chinese mainland spokesperson said Wednesday that the mainland resolutely opposes official exchanges and military....

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