Global Trade

 
  • Op-Ed
    “...Not With a Bang but a Whimper”
    Michael Pettis September 14, 2014 China Financial Markets

    Policies that affect the savings rate of a small country can have more-or-less predictable domestic impacts because the global economy is so large that domestic policies are not affected by external constraints. But with a large economy, the analysis changes.

     
  • Other Publications
    Xi Jinping's July 2014 Trip to Latin America
    Michael Swaine September 5, 2014 China Leadership Monitor

    Xi Jinping’s ten-day July 2014 trip to Latin America constitutes an important milestone in the development of China-Latin America relations.

     
  • Op-Ed
    As US, EU Close Doors, China, Russia Open New Ones
    Dmitri Trenin August 24, 2014 Global Times

    Russia’s efforts to find an acceptable place for itself in the U.S.-led Western system have ended in a bitter disappointment. The changing trading patterns point to a new era in Moscow’s foreign relations, in which Sino-Russian relations will be taking center stage.

     
  • Article
    The BRICS Bank: Now Comes the Hard Part
    Vikram Nehru July 17, 2014 中文

    The BRICS bank is good news for developing countries. If done right, it could change the landscape for multilateral development financing.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Iran, Russia, and the Ukrainian Crisis
    Alexei Arbatov July 17, 2014 National Interest

    The fundamental dilemma of Moscow’s policy lies in whether it is worth cooperating to achieve a comprehensive agreement with Iran, which would primarily be a success for the United States, under conditions of confrontation with the West over Ukraine.

     
  • Article
    Could the EU’s Political Earthquake Affect Sino-EU Relations?
    Shi Zhiqin July 16, 2014 中文

    After the 2014 EU parliamentary elections, the sovereign debt crisis touched European bureaucrats and gained potential to reshape the direction of European politics and EU-China trade relations.

     
  • Other Publications
    China and Pacific Accords
    Yukon Huang July 15, 2014 ASPENIA 中文

    China, while a member of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, remains wary of the Trans-Pacific Partnership: it sees the TPP as an American effort to contain Chinese influence in the region.

     
  • Other Publications
    Potential Responses to Mega-regionals by Excluded Countries
    Uri Dadush July 9, 2014 World Economic Forum

    The TPP and TTIP intend to reshape world trade rules for the 21st century. However, the negotiations exclude some 160 countries, which are home to over 80 percent of the world’s population.

     
  • Op-Ed
    The Problem With Piketty’s Inequality Formula
    Moisés Naím May 27, 2014 Atlantic

    In many countries, wealth grows more as a result of thievery and malfeasance than as a consequence of the returns on capital invested by elites.

     
  • Article
    How Trade Can Reinforce Income Inequality
    Michael Pettis May 8, 2014

    Free trade is almost always good for the world, but at times it can prevent necessary adjustments in individual countries. This is one of those times.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Russia Doesn’t Care About Relationships
    Yukon Huang September 5, 2014 CNBC

    When countries export raw materials, as Russia does, they do not need to worry about their relationships with other countries because their products are easily marketable everywhere.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Pivot Off-Balance?
    Douglas H. Paal July 10, 2014 RT’s Worlds Apart

    The U.S. rebalance toward East Asia is an effective strategy to unite diplomacy, economics and trade, and security in a critical and fast-growing region of the world.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    India’s Ruling Party Concedes Defeat
    Moisés Naím May 16, 2014 NPR’s Diane Rehm Show

    India’s recent election was the longest and most expensive general election in the history of the country.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    NAFTA’s Mixed Impact on the Global Economy
    Uri Dadush December 10, 2013 CCTV News

    NAFTA essentially tries to build a more integrated North American economy.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Up Shibor Creek
    Michael Pettis July 12, 2013 Financial Times

    Overinvestment in China is creating debt problems, an experience that is similar to other historical investment-led growth miracles.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Developing Countries Take the Lead in Trade Liberalization
    Yukon Huang July 9, 2013 Channel News Asia

    China is giving more consideration to the possibility of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Why Sino-U.S. Interdependence Is Not Enough
    Evan A. Feigenbaum July 8, 2013 CNBC

    The United States and China need to define an affirmative economic agenda to strengthen their relationship and move their economies forward.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Emerging Markets Unite!
    Uri Dadush March 29, 2013 Brian Lehrer Show

    A new initiative by the BRICS coalition of emerging countries, intended to establish a new development bank, will rival traditional development groups such as the IMF and World Bank and may shift the balance of power of the world's economy.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Cyprus and the Euro Crisis
    Uri Dadush March 20, 2013 NPR To The Point

    The Cypriot banking crisis reveals the danger of the euro crisis incapacitating Europe and the global economy more broadly.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Bubble Building
    Uri Dadush February 25, 2013 RT CrossTalk

    The developed world is eager to grab a slice of someone else's growth if they can't generate any of their own, with potentially negative repercussions for their relations with the developing world.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    EU and Ukraine: What a Mess
    Balázs Jarábik September 15, 2014

    The EU and Ukraine have suspended provisional application of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA) until the end of 2015. Though this decision might look like Putin’s victory, such conclusion is not obvious. It is high time to stop viewing Ukraine through the prism of Russia policy.

     
  • Op-Ed
    “...Not With a Bang but a Whimper”
    Michael Pettis September 14, 2014 China Financial Markets

    Policies that affect the savings rate of a small country can have more-or-less predictable domestic impacts because the global economy is so large that domestic policies are not affected by external constraints. But with a large economy, the analysis changes.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Russia Doesn’t Care About Relationships
    Yukon Huang September 5, 2014 CNBC

    When countries export raw materials, as Russia does, they do not need to worry about their relationships with other countries because their products are easily marketable everywhere.

     
  • Other Publications
    Xi Jinping's July 2014 Trip to Latin America
    Michael Swaine September 5, 2014 China Leadership Monitor

    Xi Jinping’s ten-day July 2014 trip to Latin America constitutes an important milestone in the development of China-Latin America relations.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Switching Aims
    Mikhail Krutikhin September 2, 2014

    The only possible source of money for the Power of Siberia pipeline is no one else but China, and the terms of this assistance will be dictated from Beijing. The Kremlin’s inability to come to terms with the Western world does not come cheap.

     
  • Paper
    The Impact of Asian Investment on Africa’s Textile Industries
    Tang Xiaoyang August 28, 2014 中文

    Asian investors present both a challenge to and an opportunity for local industries, and southeast African countries need a clear vision and tailored policies to make the most of the opportunities.

     
  • Op-Ed
    As US, EU Close Doors, China, Russia Open New Ones
    Dmitri Trenin August 24, 2014 Global Times

    Russia’s efforts to find an acceptable place for itself in the U.S.-led Western system have ended in a bitter disappointment. The changing trading patterns point to a new era in Moscow’s foreign relations, in which Sino-Russian relations will be taking center stage.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Sanctioned Russia: A New Testing Ground for Chinese Yuan
    Alexander Gabuev August 12, 2014

    As new rounds of Western sanctions seem more likely, some large Russian companies are moving their cash reserves away from Western banks and currencies. In the long run dependence on China’s money and its financial institutions may be a new reality for Russian leaders for decades.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    A Mixed Blessing?
    Mikhail Krutikhin July 31, 2014

    The effect of the new sanctions on the Russian oil and gas industry might be very sensitive while at the same time saving large sums of money on projects with impossibly long payback prospects. Either way, Western governments are now doing basically what the Russian leader always wanted, staying away from Russia’s oil and gas.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    A Cautiously Happy Kazakhstan: Eurasian Economic Union Implications
    Jakob Muratov July 29, 2014

    Looking at the Eurasian Economic Union from Kazakhstan’s perspective, the EEU offers more benefits than drawbacks to the country’s leadership.

     

Carnegie Experts on Global Trade

  • Amr Adly
    Nonresident Scholar
    Middle East Center

    Adly is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where his research centers on political economy, development studies, and economic sociology of the Middle East, with a focus on Egypt.

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  • Uri Dadush
    Senior Associate
    International Economics Program

    Dadush is a senior associate in Carnegie’s International Economics Program. He focuses on trends in the global economy and is currently tracking developments in the eurozone crisis.

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  • John L. Holden
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Asia Program

    Holden is a nonresident senior associate in the Carnegie Asia Program. He also advises corporations and other organizations on their operations in China and assists Chinese companies overseas.

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  • Moisés Naím
    Senior Associate
    International Economics Program

    Naím is a senior associate in Carnegie’s International Economics Program, where his research focuses on international economics and global politics. He is currently the chief international columnist for El País, Spain’s largest newspaper, and his weekly column is published worldwide.

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  • Vikram Nehru
    Senior Associate
    Asia Program
    Bakrie Chair in Southeast Asian Studies

    Nehru is a senior associate in the Carnegie Asia Program. An expert on development economics, growth, poverty reduction, debt sustainability, governance, and the performance and prospects of East Asia, his research focuses on the economic, political, and strategic issues confronting Asia, particularly Southeast Asia.

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  • George Perkovich
    Vice President for Studies

    Perkovich’s research focuses on nuclear strategy and nonproliferation, with a concentration on South Asia, Iran, and the problem of justice in the international political economy.

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  • David Rothkopf
    Visiting Scholar

    Rothkopf, author of the recent book Power, Inc.: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business and Government and the Reckoning that Lies Ahead, served as deputy undersecretary of commerce for international trade policy in the Clinton administration.

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