Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 14 September - 20 September 2020

Economic
Global Trade Returns Faster Than Expected

Global trade is rebounding much more quickly this year than it did after the 2008 financial crisis, lifting parts of the world economy and defying...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 7 September - 13 September 2020

Economic
China to revive international yuan drive along belt and road countries

China aims to use the yuan “as much as possible” in its Belt and Road Initiative to try to expand its use as a reserve...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 31 August - 06 September 2020

Economic
Central bankers need to overhaul outdated thinking on labour markets

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has been more forthright than his predecessors about the relevance of monetary...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 24 August - 30 August 2020

Economic
White House Announces $1 Billion Plan to Create AI, Quantum Institutes

The White House on Aug 26 announced that federal agencies and their private sector partners are committing more than $...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 17 August - 23 August 2020

Economic
‘Famine of biblical proportions’ looms over humanity due to Covid-19, UN food chief warns

“All the data we have, including WFP forecast that the number of people experiencing malnutrition...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 10 August - 16 August 2020

Medical
Japan and UK eye fall launch for $20bn global vaccine alliance

Japan, the U.K. and more than 70 other countries plan to form an alliance this fall to jointly procure 2 billion doses of...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 03 August - 09 August 2020

Economic
China and Russia ditch dollar in move toward 'financial alliance'

Russia and China are partnering to reduce their dependence on the dollar -- a development some experts say could lead to a...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 27 July - 02 August 2020

Economic
Biggest problem facing world economy is not inflation or deflation, but low growth

The economic contraction caused by the coronavirus pandemic is staggering. From a public health point of...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 20 July - 26 July 2020

Economic
China floods and Japan downpour blamed on Indian Ocean hot spot

The 2020 monsoon season in East Asia that is wreaking havoc in China and Japan can be traced back to a warming hot spot in...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 13 July - 19 July 2020

Economic
ASEAN becomes China's top trade partner as supply chain evolves

Southeast Asia became China's largest trade partner in the January-June half as the trade war with the U.S. forces Beijing to...

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