EU With Japan against China

TOKYO/BRUSSELS/BERLIN(Own report) - With the conclusion of their free trade agreement, the EU and Japan are about to establish the world’s largest free trade zone. As was reported, the agreement between the two highly export oriented economic blocks, generating nearly 30 percent of the global economic output, could already take effect in early 2019. According … Continue reading EU With Japan against China

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Railway Diplomacy: How ‘China is Building Routes in All Possible Directions’

Beijing has stepped up its "railway diplomacy" by boosting its infrastructural projects simultaneously on three continents. Speaking to Sputnik, analysts highlighted China's competitive advantages and shed light on the obstacles the People's Republic is facing while implementing its initiatives China continues to push ahead with a "railway diplomacy," implementing its high-speed train technologies simultaneously in Asia, Africa, Latin … Continue reading Railway Diplomacy: How ‘China is Building Routes in All Possible Directions’

The $10 Trillion Investment Plan to Integrate the Eurasian Supercontinent

  The Chinese Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), by lending out money using an alternative currency to the dollar, opens up huge spaces for investment and the strategic transformation of the region FEDERICO PIERACCINI   The overland integration of the BRI, led by China and Russia, aims to create different transit routes for goods as well as different … Continue reading The $10 Trillion Investment Plan to Integrate the Eurasian Supercontinent

China invests billions in Eastern Europe, heightening tensions with Germany

By Peter Schwarz Chinese investments in Eastern Europe have met with strong criticism from the European Union. Germany in particular views the rapidly expanding Asian economic power as a rival rather than a partner. The sixth summit of the so-called 16 plus 1 Cooperation took place in Budapest on Monday and Tuesday. It was attended … Continue reading China invests billions in Eastern Europe, heightening tensions with Germany

World’s Largest Investment Fund to Exit Oil Stocks

The world’s largest investment fund is on the brink of dumping its petrochemical assets   Norway's Sovereign Wealth Fund, the largest investment portfolio on the planet by a wide margin, is set to divest any and all interests in the extraction, processing and sale of fossil fuels, an announcement that has stunned financial markets around the globe. Said to contain some $35 … Continue reading World’s Largest Investment Fund to Exit Oil Stocks