Trade and Economics
Trade and Economics
- NewsletterBy Grace HeartyAug 28, 2015
The Mekong River is often referred to as the lifeblood of Southeast Asia. It is where economics and environment come together in a region that is increasingly central to Asia’s security and prosperity.
- Critical QuestionsAug 25, 2015
Global stock markets stabilized somewhat on Tuesday following two trading days of sharp declines, calmed in part by an interest rate cut by China’s central bank following a further 7.6 percent decline in the Shanghai index earlier in the day.
- ReportAug 24, 2015
With elections in both the Philippines and the United States in 2016, the future of the alliance must be institutionalized to ensure that it is not diminished by a change of leadership in either country.
- Southeast Asia from Scott Circle: Endgame to Myanmar’s Cease-fire Deal Tests President Thein Sein’s ResolveNewsletterBy Phuong NguyenAug 20, 2015
- NewsletterAug 10, 2015
The U.S. Census Bureau recently released data on the U.S.-India goods trade. The trend of reducing trade deficit with India has continued. The moderating trade balance does, however, undermine the "Make in India" campaign; this highlights the good and bad news of the move toward more balanced U.S.-India goods trade.
- NewsletterBy Phuong Nguyen and John JuenemannAug 6, 2015
President Benigno Aquino used his final State of the Nation Address on July 27 to cement his legacy of anticorruption efforts and track record of revamping the once-sluggish Philippine economy.
- ReportJul 28, 2015
Elites in Tunisia and Jordan stress their need to invest in their human resources, because people are the only resources they have. An array of programs has arisen in both countries to help young people learn life and job skills, find appropriate careers, and launch new businesses.
- NewsletterBy Matthew P. Goodman, David A. ParkerJul 28, 2015
The past two years have seen a veritable landslide of new infrastructurefocused initiatives across the Asia-Pacific region.
- CommentaryBy Paul NadeauJul 24, 2015
For the last 20 years, trade policy has been an issue that divides Democrats and unites Republicans.
- NewsletterJul 23, 2015
CSIS hosted its fifth annual South China Sea conference on July 21. The event garnered more interest and a considerably larger audience—both in CSIS’s at-capacity conference room and online—than its four predecessors.