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Updating tax policies after Panama Papers

Communiqué: G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting: "We mandate the OECD working with G20 countries to establish objective criteria by our July meeting...

State of the global economy

Kenneth Rogoff: The Fear Factor in Global Markets A big enough hit to China’s growth or to Europe’s financial system could certainly tip the...

United Kingdom's trade with the rest of Europe

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China's opening to trade

A striking passage from C. Fred Bergsten's comment published in 2004 in Development challenges in the 1990s: leading policymakers speak from experience, edited by Tim Besley:...

China's Belt and Road Initiative

PIIE BRIEFING 16-2: China's Belt and Road Initiative: Motives, Scope, and Challenges: China's commercial ties with the outside world have long been symbolized by the ancient...

Happening in China - February 2016

China central bank resumes easing cycle to cushion reform pain | Reuters European Chamber of Commerce in China: Overcapacity in China Xinhua: China inaugurates national R&...

Chicago Stock Exchange and other Chinese investments

Judging by the recent money flows, Chinese companies like offshore wind farms, European football clubs, and... financial infrastructure: Bloomberg Business: Obscure Chinese Firm Dives Into $22...

Visualizing China's rise

In PPP terms, the Chinese economy is now larger than America's. In early 1980s, the countries of Sub-Saharan Africa produced more goods and services than China....

AIIB birth: Foreign policy malpractice?

The AIIB was on the front page of China Daily today again.[1] The nominations are coming in,[2] and even before infrastructure projects are funded,...

An update on sovereign wealth funds

In the news Norway's sovereign wealth fund drops over 50 coal companies Sovereign-Wealth Funds Agree to Invest $380 Million in Italian Property Brazil Dips Into Sovereign...

Sovereign wealth funds should support efficient infrastructure

Investment rules and restrictions are a rarely discussed barrier for financing of low-carbon projects. For example, the largest sovereign wealth fund “cannot take a direct stake...

Chinese investors at the gate

Soon, the list of countries where Chinese investors are not going might be shorter than the list of places where Chinese companies are pursuing their ventures....

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