Tag: trade

India Misreads Trump Yet Again

For a country whose foreign policy is cunningly super-strategic (whether the strategy fails is another matter entirely), it is somewhat bemusing to see India consistently fail to understand Donald Trump’s own global strategy. This is all the more bemusing because as a matter of fact, Trump’s foreign policy strategy is […]

China Continues to Eliminate Tariffs as Part of Historic Drive For Enhanced Economic Openness

Chinese officials have just announced plans to significantly lower or entirely drop import tariffs on hundreds of goods, while several major free trading agreements have been streamlined and expanded. These developments are part of the overall drive to create more open trading arrangements with multiple partners that was encapsulated at […]

Duterte Expands a Growing Security And Anti-Terror Partnership With Russia

Russia to Train Rodrigo Duterte’s Bodyguards And Assist in Naval Modernisation Hours after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte chastised the United States for openly meddling in The Philippines’ negotiations to purchase its first submarines from Russia, it was announced that Russia’s Federal Protection Service (FSO) will help to train Duterte’s Presidential bodyguards […]