Econographics Dec 3, 2021
The RCEP ratification and its implications
By Niels Graham
On January 1, 2022 the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade agreement will go into effect. When it enters into force, the partnership will be doubly historic: it will be both China’s first multilateral trade agreement and the world’s largest free trade agreement.
Blog Post Dec 2, 2021
The Great LIBOR Transition
By Hung Tran
Beginning in 2022, the London Interbank Offered Rates (LIBOR) will be replaced by national reference rates. While the changeover will address the problems that led to the demise of LIBOR, the national reference rates will also introduce new problems which will need to be assessed and resolved.
Blog Post Oct 12, 2021
To Bailout or not? This is Xi’s question.
By Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou
President Xi is concerned about growing wealth and income inequality in China. The Evergrande crisis could nevertheless challenge his determination to address this inequality, a considerable portion of which has been fueled by rising wealth disparities in the housing sector.
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