Global Developments And Analysis
Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 10 January 2022 - 16 January 2022

Economic
China growth figures reveal need for swift policy responses

China has just posted a record annual trade surplus with the rest of the world and the United States in particular while...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 03 January 2022 - 09 January 2022

Economic
US becomes world’s top LNG exporter for first time ever

The U.S. became the world’s No. 1 exporter of liquefied natural gas for the first time ever last month, as deliveries surged to...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 27 December 2021 - 02 January 2022

Economic
US: Telecom operators agree to 5G delay in U-turn decision

Two major US telecom operators, AT&T and Verizon, agreed on Jan 03 evening to a further two-week delay to a planned rollout of...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 20 December - 26 December 2021

Economic
China consolidates 3 rare earth miners into 'aircraft carrier'

China on Dec 23 announced the merger of three state-owned rare earth miners into a company that will control nearly 70% of the...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 13 December - 19 December 2021

Economic
Belt and Road sit-in at Pakistan port shows no sign of ending

A massive sit-in protest has engulfed the Pakistani city of Gwadar, home to the country's flagship Belt and Road Initiative...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 06 December - 12 December 2021

Economic
G7 fires warning shots over China’s ‘coercive economic policies’ and Russia’s military build-up

The Group of Seven (G7) voiced concern on Dec 12 about what it called China’s “coercive...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 29 November - 05 December 2021

Economic
Retreat From Globalization Adds to Inflation Risks

While supply-chain disruptions, labor shortages and fiscal stimulus have all been blamed for the rise in short-term inflation, another...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 22 November - 28 November 2021

Economic
Record 2.1m Chinese sit civil service exam as economy slows, youth jobless rate climbs

A record number of Chinese are sitting the national civil service examination this year, in hopes of...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 15 November - 21 November 2021

Economic
U.S. asks Japan, China, others to consider tapping oil reserves -sources

The Biden administration has asked some of the world's largest oil consuming nations - including China, India and...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 08 November - 14 November 2021

Economic
China Bought Italian Military-Drone Maker Without Authorities’ Knowledge

In 2018, a Chinese state-controlled company bought an Italian manufacturer of military drones. Soon after, it began...

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