The world’s second-largest economy is awakening from a yearslong stupor. Since the pandemic’s onset, China’s “Zero COVID” policy has imposed harsh side effects on its commerce.
Even with prices having declined in the past two years, and the sharp fall in property-related activity, China needs a further substantial contraction in the role of real estate in its economic activity.
His aspirations for Brasilia’s relationship with Beijing, if similar to those of his previous presidency, would not be well suited for the China of 2023.
As South Korea faces a growing spectrum of security threats, Seoul must conduct a comprehensive national security review including the enhancement of economic and technology expertise, a bottom-up review including the intelligence community, and the configuration of optimal defense capabilities.
Carnegie’s Chung Min Lee will be joined by Lee Jeung-un, Hana Anderson, Jacob Feldgoise, and Juhern Kim to discuss their new compendium, How South Korea Is Honing a Competitive Edge.
India’s rising population and rapid urbanization mean that the country needs to drastically improve its infrastructure to address woeful inadequacies in telecommunications, transport, and energy.
In her first visit to Washington, D.C. as foreign minister, Penny Wong will give a major foreign policy speech on Canberra’s priorities and policies as well as addressing Australia’s role in the world.
South Korea must capitalize on its opportunity to propel its competitiveness in Asia and across the world.
But President Joko Widodo’s plans to seek international support for his domestic development agenda could be frustrated by growing political tensions at home and abroad.
South-east Asia is the diplomatic and business friend that everyone needs. This is not just to diversify supply chains, but also to seek out growth opportunities as hurdles that range from tariffs to investment curbs affect business between the US and China. Investors should take note and follow suit.