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  Britain is providing the platform for world powers, as host of the Group of Seven (G7) industrialized nations this year, to gather for the first time in person since the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the globe. Before Friday, Johnson...
The Swiss government decided on Wednesday not to sign the draft institutional agreement with the European Union, negotiated for seven years. Brussels expresses its "regret". Noting that "there are still substantial differences between Switzerland and the EU in some key...
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...
L’Italia oggi deve affrontare tre sfide: 1) Gestire l’emergenza; 2) Pianificare ed eseguire piano di rinascita del paese; 3) Non perdere la grande opportunità che la crisi ci sta offrendo. Il Recovery Plan presentato il 12 gennaio contiene misure, anche utili ed interessanti, ma è focalizzato su micro-problemi e micro-soluzioni. È un piano di salvataggio, ma non di rilancio del paese. Manca di coraggio, visione dell’Italia che sarà nel 2030 e di leadership. Il nostro è un paese del G7 e deve essere e agire da leader.
Parlo di sfide e opportunità che la #Cina ci presenta, direttamente dalla mia bocca, onde evitare "fraintendimenti" dei media

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G7: Back to US-EU love, less attuned to China

In this interview with Omnibus (LA7) several guests were present: Riccardo Perissich, Flavia Giacobbe, Andrew Spannaus. We discussed the G7, America’s opinion on China, the...