China – Imports take off on renewed demand for hi-tech gadgets

Robust rebound in a broad range of non-resources imports during May pushed China’s foreign trade growth far beyond expectations By Steve Wang and Lin Wanxia, @wxlin1220   Robust rebound in a broad range of non-resources imports during May pushed China’s foreign trade growth far beyond expectations, in a sign that the world’s largest emerging economy … Continue reading China – Imports take off on renewed demand for hi-tech gadgets

Washington and OBOR (One Belt One Road)

Pottinger, Branstad could help cement US role in China’s OBOR   By Doug Tsuruoka   US participation in China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) plan and reciprocity on bilateral trade issues are made more likely by the emergence of Matthew Pottinger and Terry Branstad as key players in formulating the Donald Trump administration’s policy toward Beijing, … Continue reading Washington and OBOR (One Belt One Road)

Will Obor really reach Southeast Asia?

China has dangled various rich infrastructure initiatives to the region, but few so far have commenced due to tussles over costs, labour and sovereignty By Richard Javad Heydarian Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged at least US$113 billion in additional funds for his US$1.3 trillion One Belt, One Road (Obor) initiative, also known as the new … Continue reading Will Obor really reach Southeast Asia?

China Dumps GMO, Turns To Russia For Real Food: Eurasian Economic Transformation Goes Forward

At this juncture it’s clear that the attempt of the Trump Administration and related circles in the US military industrial complex have failed in their prime objective, that of driving a permanent wedge between Russia and China, the two great Eurasian powers capable of peacefully ending the Sole Superpower hegemony of the United States. Some … Continue reading China Dumps GMO, Turns To Russia For Real Food: Eurasian Economic Transformation Goes Forward

African Horizons of the New Silk Road

  The New Silk Road project (the NSR) mapped out by China in 2013 envisaged the development of a network of land transport routes originating in China and interconnecting Eurasian countries, thus creating a single Eurasian economic space. A Maritime Silk Route is being developed within the framework of the NSR. Its mission is to … Continue reading African Horizons of the New Silk Road