Tag: trade

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 […]

When Chinese President Xi Meets Indian Premier Modi, All Eyes Will Be On a Man Who Isn’t There

On the 27th of April, Indian Premier Narendra Modi will travel to Wuhan for a meeting with President Xi Jinping. As mutual members of the BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and with India sitting as an observer during Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings, Xi and Modi see a great deal of each other, in […]