The CHIPS Act’s subsidies aim to boost U.S. semiconductor production, which could hurt Asian exporters and prompt global subsidy responses.
The U.S. partnership with India and the Adani Group to counter China is laden with financial, geopolitical, and reputational risks.
Zambia should propose that all its creditors agree to meet with it in one forum and make one agreement dealing with all its debt obligations.
Tesla will find it ever harder to straddle the volume-premium divide without a successful launch of the Cybertruck.
Indonesia dominates global nickel production, key for EVs, but faces challenges in EV battery chemistry shifts and geopolitics.
Javier Milei plans radical changes for Argentina’s economy, including getting rid of the Central Bank and adopting the U.S. dollar.
To become the next Asian tiger, Vietnam will need to overcome its overreliance on foreign innovation inputs.
Washington has the most expensive gas in the U.S., followed by California and Hawaii. The cheapest gas prices are in Gulf Coast states like Mississippi and Texas.
In Zimbabwe, exposure to Western or Chinese media influences perceptions of China’s economic actions, though not its political activities.
As a lender, it is in China’s interest to consider upfront debt treatment for countries with unsustainable debt burdens.