In this week’s China Outbound, we look at financial digitization in Singapore, universal basic income in India, and the Thu Thiem Urban Area in Vietnam.
In this week’s China Outbound, we look at the city of Bangalore, labor contracts in ASEAN, and the new internal audit decree in Vietnam.
China signed a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). Learn more about the FTA and its impact on trade across Eurasia here.
China is set to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Eurasian Economic Union this Thursday in Astana.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has taken the remarkable step of offering free trade with China to members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, a political, economic, and security group comprising Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India and Pakistan.
China’s planned Silk Road Economic Belt has generated a great deal of interest since announced several months ago. Yet how realistic are plans to open up Central Asia and create direct links between China and Europe, in addition to the creation of a maritime route taking in South-East Asia? A lot of media commentary has[…..]
The Great Game Takes Another Twist in Central Asia Op-Ed Commentary: Chris Devonshire-Ellis Sept. 17 – Chinese President Xi Jinping last week has been busy in Central Asia, on a trip that coincided with a meeting in Kyrgyzstan to attend the 13th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). While many China observers concentrate on[…..]
The Chinese have done a lot in upgrading the infrastructure in Xinjiang, and are helping with developments across Central Asia too. Road, rail, and air links have all been significantly improved. But they can only do so much, and key to this are the Uyghurs.
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