Stewart Taggart, Founder & Principal, Grenatec
Jan 14, 2015
Stewart Taggart makes a case for the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s first investment to be in the creation of a Pan-Asian Gas Pipeline to promote the joint development of the South China Sea between China and its South East neighbors, and help achieve their bilateral energy reduction.
Wu Zhenglong, Senior Research Fellow, China Foundation for International Studies
Jan 12, 2015
Due to American opposition to IMF reform, public confidence in the IMF has been seriously undermined, making its representation, legitimacy and relevance questionable in the eyes of the international community. Therefore, it is imperative that the IMF rapidly advance the reform plan.
Fernando Menéndez, Analyst
Aug 08, 2014
As the BRICS prepare to launch the New Development Bank, Fernando Menéndez explores the political and economic factors motivating its creation and what it might imply for Latin America.
Dan Steinbock, Founder, Difference Group
Jul 24, 2012
Despite prophecies of gloom and doom, China is moving toward rebound – through stimulus lite.
Ding Yifan, China Forum Expert and Deputy Director of China Development Research Center
Jul 13, 2012
During the G20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico, China and several other emerging economies pledged to raise their IMF contributions. This not only marked a major achievement from the meeting, but also demonstrated the growing role of the emerging economies on the world economic stage. It also signified the willingness of the emerging economies to pull Europe and the world as a whole out of the current crisis by enhancing their IMF contributions.
Ruchir Sharma, Head of Emerging Market Equities, Morgan Stanley
Apr 28, 2012
More than one-half of Americans think China is already the world’s leading economy – an astonishing misperception, given that China’s gross domestic product
Xu Mingqi, Deputy Director, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences
Apr 28, 2012
During the BRICS Summit in New Delhi on April 8 2012, the leaders of the five developing countries agreed to “enhance intra-BRICS trade” and agreed on an acco
Stapleton Roy, Director, Kissinger Institute
Apr 26, 2012
In an exclusive interview, Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy speaks about China’s increasing influence in international institutions and the idea of international structural change. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the US is generally perceived as the sole super power nation. This notion has changed as the rise of many developing countries start to participate more actively in international affairs. He envisions China’s role in selecting heads of IMF and the World Bank will increase.
Jonas Parello-Plesner, Senior Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations
Mar 14, 2012
Chinese leaders had a packed Valentine’s Day this year. Xi Jinping, the new leader-in-waiting, toured the US in an effort to develop a rapport with American le