Morgan Stanley maintains that the challenge of viruses is among the most important at a political, social and image level that China has faced in recent decades.
On the surface it appeared that the Director-General of the UN World Health Organization has acted swiftly and seriously about the spreading coronavirus health emergency spreading across China.
Historically the greatest economic depressions have started with unexpected events on the periphery of major financial markets.
“In the previous epidemics, which turned out to be duds—West Nile, SARS, bird flu, Swine Flu, MERS, Zika, Ebola—there were people claiming the virus had been diabolically weaponized, it was spreading unchecked, and THIS WAS THE BIG ONE.
For several years since the global push to develop mass-scale Electric Vehicles, the element Lithium has come intofocus as a strategic metal.
The China government statistical agency just released economic data showing the poorest GDP growth in almost 30 years for China.
China gave Britain a stern warning this week that any naval maneuvers conducted with the US near its declared territories in the South China Sea will be met with a military response.
In the US-launched trade war with China, Beijing decided to apply the first real sanctions against American companies caught in selling arms to Taiwan