How Singapore, Astana and St Petersburg preview a new world order

Key economic forums in cities across Eurasia point the way to new power structures rising to challenge Western dominance By Pepe Escobar The Astana Economic Forum in Kazakhstan centered on how mega-partnerships are changing world trade. Participants included the president of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) Jin Liqun; Andrew Belyaninov from the Eurasian Development … Continue reading How Singapore, Astana and St Petersburg preview a new world order

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Assessing the need for deeper China-India cooperation

By Gaurab Shumsher Thapa The equation between countries in international relations does not remain static forever but keeps on changing as per the demands of time and situation. The relationship between China and India has seen many ups and downs in history, which even led to a war in 1962. In recent decades, both these … Continue reading Assessing the need for deeper China-India cooperation

Oil and gas geopolitics: no shelter from the storm

There could be widespread ramifications from US energy independence and looming US sanctions on Iran and Russia; states in Central Asia could be hit hard, as well as serious possible impacts on global oil production and the West By Pepe Escobar Russia and Saudi Arabia are in deep debate on whether to raise OPEC and … Continue reading Oil and gas geopolitics: no shelter from the storm

Azerbaijan – Country starts sales of cars jointly with Iran

By Sara Israfilbayova Sale of cars manufactured at the joint Azerbaijani-Iranian plant in the Neftchala Industrial Zone will be launched in coming days. Chairman of the AzerMash Board told Trend that at the current stage, two models - Khazar LD and Khazar SD will be offered to customers, adding that other cars under the Khazar … Continue reading Azerbaijan – Country starts sales of cars jointly with Iran

China & Russia Cooperation

Russia-China trade to reach record $100 billion by year-end as ties grow in all sectors – Putin Trade between Moscow and Beijing has grown 31 percent this year and is projected to reach the $100 billion target, said Russian President Vladimir Putin during a meeting with China's President Xi Jinping in Beijing. Energy is the … Continue reading China & Russia Cooperation