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By in Economy on January 4, 2017
ECONOMY • Outlook
Most Europeans see China's 'aggressive' trade practices as an economic threat, survey shows
September 20, 2019
With a population of more than 1.3 billion, the Chinese market is already a huge source of revenue for companies around the world — but the state's economic policies have faced heavy criticism.
'The era of economic surrender is over,' says Mike Pence on trade with China
September 20, 2019
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday struck an unyielding tone on America's position in its trade war with China.
'There's too much pressure on monetary policy,' says Philippine central bank governor
September 20, 2019
The responsibility to boost economic activity is not the central bank's alone, said Benjamin Diokno, governor of the Philippine central bank.
Economic Perspectives
The EU is in the US trade war crosshairs. It should further raise its game
September 19, 2019
The incoming European Commission faces a dilemma on the transatlantic trade relationship, because of the unpredictable policies of the Trump administration. The EU must rally its citizens; the greater the divides between member states and EU institutions, the lesser the chances are of forging effective policies toward the United States and China.
Economic Climate
ifo Institute: Economic Experts Fear Tariff War Will Shrink World Trade
May 10, 2019
International economic experts fear that the tariff war between the US, China, and Europe will lead to a decline in world trade. This is the result of the World Economic Survey conducted by the ifo Institute among 1,130 economists worldwide. When asked to name the most significant consequence of the higher tariffs, the predominant answer was “less trade.”
Economic Outlook
Digital Currencies: The Rise of Stablecoins
September 19, 2019
By Tobias Adrian and Tommaso Mancini-Griffoli Español, Português A battle is raging for your wallet. New entrants want to occupy the space once used by paper bills or your debit card. The adoption of new, digital payment methods could bring significant benefits to customers and society: improved efficiency, greater competition, broader [...]
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