The EU and Japan's economies together account for about a third of global GDP.
King Mohammed VI of Morocco, (L) walks with Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.
Morocco has been on a massive diplomatic drive, using both its political and economic muscle. Since his coronation in 1999, the king has led over 40 visits to African countries south of the Sahara.
In Somalia a programme was launched to train people in the handling and processing of fish to reduce waste.
The gains reported in 2016 went hand in hand with overall growth in Africa over the last two decades.
TPP’s death may make patrolling the South China Sea more dangerous.
The main arguments in favor of the TPP were economic. But there's another reason the Trump administration should rethink its promise to nix it: Its demise will weaken US national security.
A glimpse of China’s ‘export machine’ at Ningbo port in Zhejiang province.
China’s goods are everywhere, thanks to the gains China has made from trade and foreign investment. Now that China wants to return the favor, the US may risk losing out if it chooses to turn inward.
China didn’t get a seat at the TPP table (even in Beijing).
Some say the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership was designed specifically to exclude or even encircle China. So do its leaders mind being on the outs?
Special Economic Zones such as Shenzhen provided the policy basis for Chinese growth.
As markets commence the new year in a sense of panic on the back of an uncertain outlook for China’s economy, I am brought back to a bookshop discovery I made in 2001 and the pending doom and gloom which…