The Economic Costs of China’s Anti-Japanese Sentiment Courtesy: Th3r0/Flickr
22 September 2012

The Economic Costs of China’s Anti-Japanese Sentiment

The Japanese purchase of the Diaoyu Islands is bound to have a negative impact on China-Japan relations. If these tensions in the East China Sea persist, regional business ties and especially China-Japan economies ties - a whopping $345 billion in two-way trade - will take a hit.

Bucking Beijing: An Alternative U.S. China Policy Courtesy: Foreign Affairs
27 August 2012

Bucking Beijing: An Alternative U.S. China Policy

Until now, the U.S.-China policy has been driven by a blend of engagement and balancing. The Obama administration’s concentration on ‘engagement’ has done nothing to halt Beijing’s military build-up. The next administration should work towards bolstering the ‘balancing’ half of Washington’s strategic equation.

Co-Investing in China with Chinese Partners Courtesy: Asia Briefing
11 July 2012

Co-Investing in China with Chinese Partners

With the introduction of new legal entities, domestic and foreign investors can now co-invest in one enterprise. The 25 % corporate income tax has theoretically been eliminated, therefore offering the prospect of substantial tax savings.

Asia Briefing_0 Courtesy: Asia Briefing
6 April 2012

China’s provincial outbound direct investment in 2011

China’s Outbound Direct Investment(ODI) has reached commercially and geo-economically significant levels and begun to challenge international investments by other countries. Local provincial companies of China are among the fastest growing area in outward investment.

martin wolf cfr Courtesy: World Economic Forum/Flickr
30 March 2012

Does the BRICS Group Matter?

The emerging BRICS economies agree that the West should hold less sway in the global economy. But their leaders, despite regular summits, have failed to articulate a coherent vision because of divergent interests, says journalist Martin Wolf.

China 1992, India 2012 Courtesy: China Briefing
31 January 2012

China 1992, India 2012

The development similarities between China and India are strikingly similar, argues Chris Devonshire-Ellis. Twenty years ago, China faced challenges and difficulties but also offered oppurtunities and profits. Similarly India offers much of the same now.

BRICS magazine Courtesy: Newsdesk
3 January 2012

BRICS: The 2012 New Delhi Summit

Alongside the 2012 BRICS Summit in Delhi, this special publication is a collection of articles that addresses important issues of the global agenda, the priorities of BRICS, the policies and competitive advantages of the participants, as well as BRICS institutionalization.