Will ultimately connect Kabul to Karachi and give Afghanistan Indian Ocean access By Chris Devonshire-Ellis President Xi Jinping has said China will continue to support Pakistan to help it stabilise its economy, as he hosted Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif for discussions.
Such a move would cut transactional dependence from the West and usher in a new era of reliable business activity Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has proposed setting up a joint payment network within the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and has urged member states to speed up the transition to using national currencies in trade.
By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s victory in Brazil’s Presidential elections can be expected to help develop ties with both China and Russia. Lula, as he is informally known as, was responsible for ushering Brazil into the BRICS grouping in 2009. More left-wing socialist than his predecessor, Lula also helped develop stronger ties[…..]
Sales to Russia to be picked up instead by distributors, parallel imports and by making Russia-only kit The Chinese MNC Huawei, a major smartphone and tablet producer, is poised to leave the Russian market – although that doesn’t necessarily mean that Huawei kit will be unobtainable in Russia.
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A rise in Chinese consumption may be the only bright spot as Western markets tip into recession during Q4 2022 and 2023 China’s General Administration of Customs (GAC) has stated that China’s foreign trade was up 8.3% in September, despite global problems. The GAC noted that China had achieved such growth despite mounting headwinds amid[…..]
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Overseas investment to continue with a more prudent lending policy while existing debt negotiations are on-going By Chris Devonshire-Ellis As part of the CPC’s newly announced next 5 years plan, China intends making significant inroads in developing outbound investment (the Belt and Road Initiative) and trade. The country has signed off significant energy and trade[…..]
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