Trade and Economics
- Oct 22, 2014 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
China on the Ground in Latin America, tells the story of the fundamental changes in the nature of PRC engagement with Latin America and the Caribbean since 2009 as Chinese companies have begun to operate in the region. The book analyzes Chinese commercial activities across sectors from petroleum, mining, and agriculture to manufacturing, construction, and other services, and analyzes how this new physical presence is creating challenges for Chinese businesses, ranging from security concerns, to winning projects, to dealing with local laborers, communities, indigenous groups, and environmentalists.Defense and Security, International Security, Homeland Security, Economic Development and Reconstruction, Demography, Energy and Climate Change, Markets and Trends, Security and Climate Change, Global Health, Human Rights, Technology, Trade and Economics, Global Trends and Forecasting, Global Strategy, Regional Analysis, Governance, Development Policy, Global Prosperity, Global Health Diplomacy
- Oct 7, 2014
With the U.S. midterm elections fast-approaching, lawmakers and candidates face increasing scrutiny on where they stand on a wide range of issues - public and foreign policy alike. As they articulate their positions, their success (or failure) is more than ever in the hands of the country's Latino population - the largest and fastest growing minority group in the United States.
- Oct 3, 2014
The second annual Asian Architecture @ CSIS conference will bring together key thought leaders, business executives, and policymakers from the United States and Asia for a discussion of some of the most important issues ahead of the East Asia Summit (EAS) and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forums in November.
- Oct 2, 2014
On October 26, Brazilians will head to the polls to vote in one of the most interesting presidential elections in recent Brazilian history. In the wake of the World Cup, last year's widespread social protests, and the sudden, tragic death of PSB candidate Eduardo Campos, the election, it seems, is anyone's to win.Defense and Security, International Security, Economic Development and Reconstruction, Energy and Climate Change, Markets and Trends, Alternative Energy, Security and Climate Change, Global Health, Human Rights, Technology, Trade and Economics, Global Trends and Forecasting, Regional Analysis, Governance, Development Policy, Global Prosperity
- Oct 1, 2014
His Excellency Pham Binh Minh, deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs for Vietnam will discuss the current state of affairs in his nation and the evolving comprehensive partnership between Vietnam and the United States.
- Sep 23, 2014
Increasing female labor participation not only economically and politically empowers women, it also has the potential to substantially increase economic productivity. This is an especially critical issue in Japan where getting more women into the workforce could result in GDP gains of up to 13 percent and help to offset losses caused by the country’s demographic decline.
- Sep 22, 2014
European sanctions have accelerated Russia’s political and economic push into Asia. At the center of Russia’s turn to Asia is energy: Moscow sees new markets in Asia as an alternative to stagnant, politically risky Europe, while Asian investment is crucial for Russia’s ability to tap new source of oil and gas.
- Sep 18, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit New York and Washington later this month. During his visit, he will engage with the Obama administration, business leaders, and the Indian-American community. On September 18, we will preview his trip using three key parameters: security relations, trade relations, and the role of the diaspora.