For more than a decade, successive administrations in the United States have struggled to priorities the Indo-Pacific.
Panelists will discuss how local players in three Southeast Asian countries—the Philippines, Malaysia, and Myanmar—pushed Chinese actors to adapt to local conditions.
Evan Feigenbaum and Darshana Baruah sit down with Douglas Farrar to talk about the U.S.-ASEAN special summit
“It’s not so clear how we’re going to get out of this.”
Therefore, it is clear that, for reasons related in part to these risks, in part to the potential damage to their reputation, Xi and his colleagues have chosen to stick to the most prudent course in human terms. That choice is also consistent with their obsession with geopolitical risk.
Natixis Senior Economist for Emerging Asia Trinh Nguyen, discusses the outlook for interest rates in Asia after the Fed hiked rates by 50 basis points this week. Nguyen says the Philippines will be next to tighten to combat inflation.
It threatens to upend domestic and global markets already struggling with the fallout from the pandemic and the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
There is increasingly a consensus in Beijing that China’s excessive reliance on surging debt in recent years has made the country’s growth model unsustainable. Aside from the economy’s current path, there are only four other paths China can follow, each with its own requirements and constraints.
That is why in China's case, depreciating the renminbi will not boost growth. It will simply reduce further the household share of GDP which, in turn, will further reduce the already-low consumption share in favor of more savings.
The Biden administration has identified climate and the environment as top strategic, diplomatic, and economic priorities for the United States. This should mean new opportunities for U.S.-Taiwan collaboration, as well as broader international coordination, but what will it look like in action?