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 Another theme, with which we begin with the first guest, are relations between China, Europe and the United States. It seems that the Biden administration is moving very quickly between Europe and China. And it seems that relations are...
Globalisation is an important driver of income inequality within countries, but mostly via financial rather than trade channels. Several explanations exist to explain the increasing income inequality within nation states since the 1980s. An inequality indicator that clearly points towards...
The shift in the world’s centre of gravity to the Indo-Pacific started years ago, but the pandemic is accelerating it. As EU, we need to look at the consequences in geo-political and geo-economic terms and define our approach to the Indo-Pacific. We have a big stake in the region and should do our part to keep the regional order open and rules-based.
Today, with Stuart Lau form Politico.eu, we discussed the recent EU-China Investment Agreement and who the winners of this deal will be. We looked back at the MoU on the BRI to show that, now, almost, every country in...
There is a lot of talk about the challenges that the advancement of Asian economies, China in particular, poses to our economic system. As always, I try to inform as far as I know about what is happening in...
Financial collapse of Wuhan Hongxin Semiconductor Manufacturing (WHSM) which was supposed to produce semiconductors with 7nm and 14nm technology, coincidentally in Wuhan. Business magazine Caixin in the headline reports the news as a setback in China's race to bridge...
Una specie di 500 di quattro posti stretti che fa solo 100km/h e con autonomia limitata prodotta dalla cinese SAIC, prezzo $3,200-$5,000 vende il doppio delle Tesla Model 3 che costa $39,000, praticamente 10 volte di più. Ecco il trucco che la Cina riesce sempre a fare: trasformare la quantità in qualità....

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