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Besieged by spiraling debt, saddled with moribund state industries, surrounded by hostile neighbors, and facing a potential population meltdown, China is in no shape to conquer the world. READ MORE

December 31, 2017

China plans to send 4,000 trains to Europe in 2018, potentially carrying as much freight as 100 container ships — or as little as one days’ business at the Port of Shanghai. READ MORE

December 28, 2017

India’s economy has climbed five places in the global rankings since Prime Minster Narendra Modi took office four years ago, but continued growth will require serious action on youth employment. READ MORE

December 27, 2017

Trump’s National Security Strategy identifies both Russia and China as challengers to American power, but these days China is as much a strategic partner as a military threat. READ MORE

December 19, 2017

Chinese international students are crucial to the financial well-being of Australian universities, so worsening diplomatic relations could spell trouble for this pillar of the Australian economy. READ MORE

December 18, 2017

China is rattling more than sabers along its sea and air borders with North Korea. Are these exercises meant to send a signal to Washington — or to Pyongyang? READ MORE

December 15, 2017

The brand of blockchain concocted by DA and ASX will probably require ordinary investors to put even more faith in banks and brokers to act in their clients’ best interests. READ MORE

December 10, 2017

Most Australian companies are used to providing low quality services to a captive market at a relatively high price. With Amazon’s arrival on the continent, all of that is likely to change. READ MORE

December 5, 2017