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World Trade: The Warning Signs of 2015

The end of February saw one of the first unofficial assessments of world trade in 2015 prepared by the Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (The Hague). The appraisal is shocking: in 2015, international trade fell for the first time since 2009. And not by fractions of a percent, but by 13.8 percent (and this refers to values expressed in US dollars). It should be noted that according to IMF estimates, global GDP grew by 3.1 percent in the same year of 2015.

IMF Changes Rules to Isolate China-Russia

The nightmare scenario of U.S. geopolitical strategists seems to be coming true: foreign economic independence from U.S. control. Instead of privatizing and neoliberalizing the world under U.S.-centered financial planning and ownership, the Russian and Chinese governments are investing in neighboring economies on terms that cement Eurasian economic integration on the basis of Russian oil and tax exports and Chinese financing.

Bolt beats Gatling to take 100m Gold in China

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s sprint superstar Usain Bolt today proved that he may be the greatest sprinter of all time, winning Jamaica’s 100th medal in 15 World Championships by beating his nemesis Justin Gatlin in the 100 Metres by one hundredth of a second at the Birds Nest Stadium in China.
  • Published in Sports

Beijing is transforming EU-China ties by transforming the context

The announcement by Beijing that it will pledge a multi-billion euro investment in Europe's new infrastructure 315 billion euro’s fund at a summit on June 29 in Brussels, signals not only a milestone in financial diplomacy, injecting dramatic vitality to EU-China ties at the expense of the US.
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