The U.S. government used to be the chief proponent of strong investor protection clauses in international trade deals. No longer. What happened?
Clothes making can provide deep insights into both the character of global leaders and commercial realities.
Trade brought prosperity to many of the trading sultanates which lined the coast of the archipelago and peninsula.
China’s rise, the spread of Islam and the arrival of Europeans had a profound effect on the region.
Johnson thinks Africa can benefit from adopting more British values. He wants it to be a carbon copy of its former colonial masters.
The U.S. imports 80% of its rare earths from China, but accounts for just 4% of China’s rare earths exports. This gives China a significant advantage.
A better safety net for Americans is the issue that should be addressed with at least as much vigor as tariffs on Chinese goods.
The Silk Road’s historical importance has been vastly exaggerated. It was the sea that was the most important link between east and west.
The fallacy of seeking to reduce the U.S. trade deficit without raising U.S. savings rates.