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IMF criticised over handling of 2010 eurozone debt crisis
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The Democratic Republic of Congo’s economic development and commitment to social reform have given rise to a financial transformation in central Africa
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Donald Trump has been quite vocal about trade with China. What effect would his leadership have on US-China relations should he make the White House?
The US-China trade war explained
Relations between China and the US have been steadying over the decades, but different ideologies on trade and commerce are still an obstacle
Myanmar makes its third attempt at a successful stock exchange
Amid democratic reform, Myanmar is rolling out its third attempt at a stock exchange. Japanese backing and economic developments make this effort a promising prospect
Predicting the outcome of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is expected to send ripples throughout global trade. At the end of it all, Vietnam’s textile industry is likely to emerge as the biggest victor
Does China deserve WTO market economy status?
China is revving up its bid for WTO market economy status despite international criticism that the country has backed away from difficult economic reforms
Why is China’s economy slowing down?
China’s economic growth has made headlines for the last decade. It was the world’s success story – until Black Monday, when its markets crashed
Which economy will be the new China?
China has defined the last few years – but with the country’s slowdown, or correction, this doesn’t look likely to stay. What will be the next big economy to dominate headlines?
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