For a long time, the economies of China and the United States went "hand in hand", complementing each other: Americans, for reasons of economy, transferred their production to the PRC, the Chinese used a huge American market.
As serious problems emerge with the further development of China’s ultra-ambitious New Economic Silk Road, the formally named Belt, Road Initiative (BRI) the Russian Federation, especially in the wake of Washington’s mis-named trade war, is findin
Seven years ago, on October 18, 2011, eight republics of the former USSR - Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan - signed the Treaty on the Free Trade Zone (FTA) of the CIS.
Europe’s energy geopolitics and the security of EU energy supplies is getting very dicey as in contentious. The latest developments revolve around who will be the major suppliers of natural gas to the EU markets going forward.
The pressure is escalating against the development of China as a global factor.
On 27 November Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, already at odds with the unelected bureaucrats of the European Union over his insistence on the right to decide whether Brussels or national elected governments shall be allowed to become citiz