November 9th marked the 30 year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall: a representation of the political and economic reunification of Germany. The fall of the Berlin Wall was considered a critical point of the Cold War: a victory for democracy. For the East, however, this would mark the beginning of their chase to catch the West with their wealth and economic power.
As tariffs continue to tighten their chokehold on the North Korean economy, its leaders may be resorting to an old standby for relief: the international drug trade.
Losing competitiveness as a global manufacturing base: What’s China’s next step?
A brief introduction to BRI’s goals, an initiative that aims at benefiting China and the rest of the world.
Trade sanctions have become a popular policing tool in international trade, and is many countries’ blocking access to vital goods. Some countries have found creative ways to sidestep these barriers.
There has been an increasingly robust economy performance of both PRC and Hongkong resulted from multiple integration policies. In the future, a closer relationship would further boost the economy of both sides.
Cuba’s policies implemented under pressure: beneficial structural change or threat to the communism ideology?
The poorly timed austerity policies made by the two governments are causing strong dissatisfaction amongst the population. The ongoing protests also warn the rest of the world about the future economic climate.
The World Bank tried to tackle slow funding of Ebola hit countries by introducing contingent securities called Pandemic Bonds. But this may have caused more problems than solutions.
Will widespread strikes take a toll on British Airways?