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Trade wars: Can the WTO strike back?
Oct 05, 2018

Trade wars: Can the WTO strike back?

More worrying are Washington’s actions before the WTO, which can affect the efficiency and capacity of its robust Dispute Settlement Mechanism. This

Can India benefit from the US-China trade war?
May 28, 2018

Can India benefit from the US-China trade war?

As the impending US-China trade war escalates, there is a lot of shadow boxing and re-negotiation that gives nations like India a chance to enter diff

China's communist party plenum signals tougher line on Hong Kong, avoids US trade wars
Nov 05, 2019

China's communist party plenum signals tougher line on Hong Kong, avoids US trade wars

There were expectations that the plenum would take up the burning economic issue, but it seems that the CPC is now focused on shoring up internal unity.

India must do a China to avoid a trade war with the US
Mar 12, 2019

India must do a China to avoid a trade war with the US

A pragmatic problem solving approach to the India-US trade spat is likely to yield New Delhi much greater dividends than an openly confrontational one

New trade war in the East
Aug 09, 2019

New trade war in the East

With the South Korea-Japan spat escalating, it is unlikely that the US can play a mediatory role. The fallout of such dispute will affect the world economy

On the verge of a US-China trade war
Apr 07, 2018

On the verge of a US-China trade war

The latest round of Trump tariffs got a tough response from Beijing. Chinese authorities declared that they would fight back against US plans at any cost.

The China-US trade war is a thinly disguised strategic battle
Sep 18, 2018

The China-US trade war is a thinly disguised strategic battle

Under the garb of a trade war, this is a high-stakes strategic conflict between a power which wants to preserve the status quo in its favour and one which wants to usurp that throne.

The last thing Beijing needs at this time is a trade war
May 24, 2018

The last thing Beijing needs at this time is a trade war

The US wants to thwart China’s technological ambitions as much as Beijing wants to foster them. The US delegation that went to China earlier this month, clearly signalled that it was not in it for just the trade.

Why US-China trade war won’t work
Jul 16, 2018

Why US-China trade war won’t work

It is increasingly becoming clear that the battle is less about the trade deficit and more about America’s intention of preserving its global primacy.

Will G-20 summit be able to douse the trade war inferno?
Jun 28, 2019

Will G-20 summit be able to douse the trade war inferno?

Economic, political and strategic heft of the G-20 formation makes it the forum, to which rest of the world can look upon with hope.

With US-China trade war set to escalate, the world stands at the edge of a precipice
Sep 06, 2018

With US-China trade war set to escalate, the world stands at the edge of a precipice

While there has been no perceptible effect of tariffs on the economy of either the US or China so far, additional tariffs which could eventually cover the entire $500 billion of US imports from China will most certainly have a negative effect on both countries and the world.

A belligerence towards Beijing that is unsettling
May 29, 2023

A belligerence towards Beijing that is unsettling

Washington’s hostility towards Beijing may bring benefits to India, but a breakdown in China-U.S. ties would be catastrophic for the world

A gloomier world?
Jan 30, 2019

A gloomier world?

Mitigating the huge divide between the rich and the poor is a major challenge for the government as it will require a big increase in public investmen

A new disorder: Global economic multilateralism at an inflection point
Sep 24, 2019

A new disorder: Global economic multilateralism at an inflection point

French president Emmanuel Macron tried to manage the contradictions, but nothing of substance was achieved in Biarritz.

A Supply Chain Resilience Agenda for the Quad
Sep 24, 2021

A Supply Chain Resilience Agenda for the Quad

India could spearhead Quad’s Supply chain resilience Agenda by becoming the next economic pivot with the support of other members, by enhancing its

A US-China trade deal is likely, but will not resolve a deteriorating relationship
Nov 12, 2018

A US-China trade deal is likely, but will not resolve a deteriorating relationship

The tariff war is not the only issue hindering cooperation. Differences over Taiwan and the South China Sea, the basic lack of trust in the relationship is acting as a dampener across the board.

Can SMIC lead China’s semiconductor self-reliance dream?
Oct 04, 2021

Can SMIC lead China’s semiconductor self-reliance dream?

China is struggling to achieve its aim of becoming independent in semiconductor manufacturing as the US-China trade war is adversely affecting this in

China: From trade to security in Asia, catching the dragon by its tail
Nov 02, 2020

China: From trade to security in Asia, catching the dragon by its tail

The ‘great divide’ between Washington and Beijing that had simmered for many years before Trump came to office, has crystallised into open hostili

Does India benefit from a Sino-US trade conflict?
Sep 19, 2020

Does India benefit from a Sino-US trade conflict?

With its current status as the seventh largest global economy, but only the twentieth largest goods exporter — the extent to which India will benefi

Economic woes and Nationalist pressures: Will the PRC overcome them?
Oct 23, 2019

Economic woes and Nationalist pressures: Will the PRC overcome them?

As China’s economic and financial impasse deepens, the question is whether the rest of the world can become organised in time.

Energy in China-US trade negotiations
Jun 19, 2019

Energy in China-US trade negotiations

Since the trade war began, a sharp decline has been seen in China’s LNG imports from the US.

Frenemy to Foe: Changing contours of US-China ties under Trump
Sep 15, 2020

Frenemy to Foe: Changing contours of US-China ties under Trump

With prospects of convergence of strategic interests prompted by geopolitical calculations being overshadowed by divergences in social, cultural and p

From a good start, China ended up with a difficult year
Dec 26, 2018

From a good start, China ended up with a difficult year

China remains a superpower in the making but its journey has now become profoundly more difficult

Greek shadow on US-China ties
Oct 16, 2018

Greek shadow on US-China ties

The ancient idea of ‘Thucydides trap’ points at a ‘war’ between the titans

India is dangerously close to becoming an also-ran
Sep 18, 2019

India is dangerously close to becoming an also-ran

The Modi government can choose to be part of a massive Indo-Pacific trading bloc, or succumb to isolationism. China complicates the choice.

India must pursue a politically neutral trade deal with the US
Feb 20, 2020

India must pursue a politically neutral trade deal with the US

In exploring a limited deal to dampen trade tensions, India must refrain from handing Trump a political endorsement ahead of the 2020 presidential ele

India not ready for RCEP
Dec 28, 2020

India not ready for RCEP

Indian growth over the last three decades has been largely consumption driven, but consumption has been hit by lockdown.

Is China’s loss, India’s gain? An examination of the US tariff war
Nov 20, 2018

Is China’s loss, India’s gain? An examination of the US tariff war

The unilateral tariff imposition by the United States on various countries has started a trade war that threatens to adversely affect the world’s major economies. This paper finds that no country, including the US itself, is likely to benefit from a tariff war. In India, some analysts had expected that the country’s export penetration in the US and elsewhere will increase, as China loses out. An analysis of trade data, however, shows that whi

Localising Globalisation in the Bay of Bengal: The Indian Imperative
Mar 15, 2023

Localising Globalisation in the Bay of Bengal: The Indian Imperative

Growing economic protectionism and recurrent geo-economic and geo-political tensions in recent years are testing the resilience of the global economic order. Erstwhile proponents of globalisation such as the United States and the European Union are themselves recoiling from the global value chains that are over-reliant on China. As the localisation of goods and services has become more critical, it calls to question the viability of a globalised

Multilateral trade: Promising or in peril?
Jan 28, 2020

Multilateral trade: Promising or in peril?

The WTO architecture, as it stands today, will experience varied changes, some quite deep. We will see a period of a cycle of apathy and chaos until a

Resetting France-US partnership
Dec 16, 2022

Resetting France-US partnership

The recent visit by Macron to the US has provided an opportunity for both allies to enhance bilateral cooperation and bolster transatlantic relations.

Rethinking Decoupling: Interdependence, dependence, independence
Oct 20, 2020

Rethinking Decoupling: Interdependence, dependence, independence

Tensions between government and industry over encryption, vulnerabilities and privacy are now compounded by a geo-technological rupture between the wo

Six headwinds Modi will face in Season 2
May 27, 2019

Six headwinds Modi will face in Season 2

In a constantly-evolving discourse and a politically and economically disruptive world, new ideas will demand a greater control over Modi’s actions.

Storm Warning: Zero-COVID, Chinese Slowdown, and Supply Chains
Dec 07, 2022

Storm Warning: Zero-COVID, Chinese Slowdown, and Supply Chains

It needs to be understood that no policy for supply chain resilience will be complete without accounting for China as a supplier in the short term