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  1. US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping agreed to a 90-day trade-tariff

    Commentary: Trump had a chance for leverage over China but blew it

    US businesses are still counting the costs of withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, says the Financial Times' Tom Mitchell.
  2. Supporters cheer behind him as Trump holds a rally with supporters in an arena in Youngstown, Ohio

    Commentary: Is the populist tide finally retreating?

    Populism sits uneasily with the trend of growing support for globalisation and immigration, says Professor Joseph Nye at Harvard.
  3. India Art fair 2018

    Commentary: When contemporary art becomes a tool of soft power competition

    The two rising powers in Asia, China and India, are using art as a means to win over investors and the global intelligentsia, says Associate ...
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    Commentary: Are the Davos elite still relevant?

    The World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos does not need to make a breakthrough to be effective, says one observer.
  5. G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires

    Commentary: From co-evolution to decoupling, a new US-China relationship

    As China's economy steadily grows, its relationship with the United States has transformed, says one observer.
  6. US President Donald Trump said he had not spoken personally to Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping about

    Commentary: US-China rivalry an old-fashioned security clash, not about trade or economics

    The challenge might seem to be arising from China’s economic behaviour on the surface but that's not the case, says Stephen Grenville.
  7. A EU flag is seen outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels

    Commentary: Don’t bank on Europe for growth in 2019

    European leaders seem unprepared to counter significant downward pressure on the EU’s growth potential beyond 2019, says Mohamed A El-Erian.
  8. The global economy faces an 'unprecedented' combination of threats, the IMF has warned

    Commentary: The grand macro divergence, the growing cracks in the global economic system

    Advanced economies are neither structurally nor cyclically aligned, unevenly vulnerable to recession, making international policy coordination ...
  9. food manufacturing

    Commentary: We take food safety for granted but it’s tougher to track food management in a globalised world

    The food supply chain has become longer and more complex, making tracking the journey our food takes from farm to fork trickier, says one observer.
  10. US President Donald Trump came under fire during the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires for

    Commentary: Look past Donald Trump to address disruptive global forces of our time

    Americans should start auditing the damage that the current US president has made rather than wait until after he leaves the office, says one ...