ATI Magazine February/March 2013
WHERE NOW FOR CHINA? A long-awaited blueprint on redistribution of income is expected shortly, there will be further stimulus to maintain modest growth, and continuing focus on internationalisation of the RMB. But one leading analyst warns: ‘Expect conflicting interests and inconsistency’.
A NEW silk road will emerge in coming years when nine of every 10 barrels of oil exported by the Middle East go to Asia.
ASIA PACIFIC and economic linkages seems to have percolated to the top of the second Obama Administration’s foreign policy agenda. In late November, Obama made his headline-grabbing trip to Asia to visit Burma and Cambodia — countries previously on the US no-go list — on his way to the East Asian
IS CHINA staring at its own version of the American sub-prime crisis?
Quite possibly, according to one of China’s own leading economists, and former Chinese Communist Party official, Cheng Siwei.
SYDNEY — Leading Japanese heavy equipment companies, including Mitsubishi Electric, Toshiba and Hitachi, are eyeing a mooted high speed railway for Australia.
NEW DELHI — A chance meeting led to the partnership between Leighton India and the major Indian conglomerate Welspun, according to Russell Waugh, Managing Director of the new entity, Leighton Welspun Contractors Pvt Ltd.
PASCAL LAMY is resigned to the fact that global trade negotiations will continue to drift aimlessly, but he is also concerned about potential threats to rules that regulate world trade. Lamy says new issues, such as export restrictions, are emerging.