Tag: free trade

Huawei Helps Guide China to Important And Realistic Realisation That Inter-Dependence is Different Than Connectivity

China continues to be the world’s foremost advocate for commercial and financial connectivity on a global basis. The very essence of the Belt and Road initiative is designed to maximise the win-win potential of cooperation between nations and continents on a level that has not yet been realised in spite […]

Lessons For The Philippines: FDI is Not “Foreign Domination” But a Win-Win Two-Way Street

In The Philippines, defenders of the 1987 Constitution’s anti-foreign direct investment (FDI) restrictions often invoke hyper-nationalism to indicate that the modernising of restrictions on FDI would lead to something akin to neo-colonialism against The Philippines. Such arguments not only misrepresent the neo-colonial nature of the class of domestic oligarchs shielded […]