The first great power rivalry of the 21st century has begun – and it's unlike any rivalry the world has ever seen.
Trump claims the tariffs he’s imposed on imports from China and elsewhere are saving US industries and jobs. The data offers a murkier picture.
An economist explains why the US and Chinese governments are most likely to dig in their heels rather than find a compromise to end the costly trade conflict.
Despite the growing role of data and technology in the world economy, there are very few rules to govern digital trade.
No longer do the world economic figures contradict the former US Treasury Secretary's theory.
A long tradition of casting blame abroad for economic woes.
As Trump prepares to deliver his delayed State of the Union address, here's what four economists had to say about the state of the union.
Donald Trump's pick to head the World Bank could well weaken the organisation's importance in international development and finance.
The clock is ticking before the US ramps up tariffs on Chinese imports.
Financial markets are increasingly worried the US economy is heading for a crash. An economist explains what's got investors spooked.
We may be on the cusp of a full-blow trade war that could reconfigure globalisation.
Boasting the world's biggest and strongest economy, the U.S. has enormous leverage when it sits down with a partner to negotiate a trade deal. Threats and tariffs are not really helping.
Times are changing – will the 2020s be Africa's decade?
The US and China once again exchanged fire in their escalating trade war. Tariffs have been the main source of ammunition thus far, but China has other weapons it could begin to deploy.
Trump's plan to slap $200 billion more in tariffs on Chinese goods is premised on yesterday's waste-fueled economy. Tomorrow's economy is 'circular.'
Gordon Brown is worried. So should we all be.
The economic theory of comparative cost advantage is more akin to natural law -- it can’t be wished away. And during the ongoing trade war ignited by Donald Trump, it has never been more relevant.
The US tech giants are increasingly in the EU's regulatory crosshairs.
The United States is blocking new judges to the body that interprets and enforces global trade rules. Australia should start preparing for the end of the World Trade Organisation system.
The president says he's fighting his trade war because a generation of free trade has failed working-class Americans. An economist explains why tariffs will only make things worse.