Despite China’s economic power, the yuan lags as a major global currency. Here’s why current US interest rates and sanctions on Russia may change that.
Look for significant progress in 2023 in two key areas, writes a veteran of international climate policy.
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Most media coverage has tended to focus on the Swift payments messaging system as the crux of Russia sanctions, but it’s actually peripheral.