Trade and Economics
Trade and Economics
- ReportFeb 26, 2015
The North American energy landscape has shifted in significant ways. New development of abundant tight oil and unconventional natural gas resources creates an historic opportunity to enhance economic growth throughout North America and improve the region’s competitiveness in global markets.
- NewsletterFeb 25, 2015
Earlier this month in Istanbul, Turkey hosted the first major event of the G20 year, the annual kick-off meeting of finance ministers.
- ReportFeb 24, 2015
While free trade agreements and other intermediary trade agreements allow emerging nations increased access to markets, many low- and middle-income countries lack the capacity required to meet global standards.
- As Park Geun-hye Faces Economic Worries in Pivotal Year, Her Government Bores in on an Unglamorous ProblemNewsletterBy Evan RamstadFeb 23, 2015
- BookFeb 20, 2015
Maintaining international security and pursuing American interests is more difficult now than perhaps at any time in history. The security environment that the United States faces is more complex, dynamic, and difficult to predict. At the same time, no domestic consensus exists on the purposes of American power and how best to pursue them.
- CommentaryBy Murray Hiebert, Phuong NguyenFeb 19, 2015
The year 2015 marks an unparalleled opportunity for the United States and Vietnam to bolster their relations, culminating with a widely expected visit to Hanoi by President Barack Obama toward the end of the year.
- Thoughts from the Chairman: How to Pragmatically Respond to Greater Chinese Activism on the Global StageNewsletterFeb 13, 2015
- CommentaryFeb 13, 2015
The recent decline in world oil prices is likely to constrain economic growth and investment in the Caspian region.
The steep decline in global oil prices has dealt a blow to earnings for many energy-exporting states, pushing their finances and investment projects over the red line.
- NewsletterFeb 9, 2015
There are lots of opinions on whether the package of announcements during President Obama’s visit to India in January constitutes a real step forward in our bilateral relationship. In particular, lacking key details, there are questions over whether the workaround for civilian nuclear trade is the breakthrough both sides claim. But this argument misses the broader point.
- CommentaryFeb 5, 2015
Amid worldwide currency wars and competitive devaluations, Kazakhstan’s tenge has remained stable in a fixed band of 181 to 184 to the dollar, a level established last February when the Kazakh government imposed a 19 percent devaluation.