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Issue Brief

Sep 14, 2022

Sand in the silicon: Designing an outbound investment controls mechanism

By Sarah Bauerle Danzman and Emily Kilcrease

The stakes for rethinking the investment relationship between the United States and China are high. An outbound investment mechanism must be narrowly targeted, clearly defined, non-duplicative of existing tools, scoped proportionately to administrative capacity, and paired with meaningful multilateral engagement with allies and partners. 

China Economy & Business

Issue Brief

Sep 9, 2022

Unlocking SME potential in Latin America and the Caribbean

By Eva Lardizábal, Pepe Zhang

This publication outlines practical, forward-looking policy recommendations needed for SMEs to fully become engines of socioeconomic prosperity.

Americas Fiscal and Structural Reform
Dollar Currency Exchange rate

Econographics

Sep 7, 2022

Don’t expect a Plaza Accord 2.0 to reverse the dollar’s surge

By Mrugank Bhusari

Neither China, nor the original participants of the Plaza Accord, are willing to engage in such market intervention to return a soaring dollar to normal levels.

China Economy & Business

AfricaSource

Aug 30, 2022

Inaction to reform the international development system is not an option anymore

By Rama Yade

Africans are looking at the United States’ focus on the war in Ukraine and on tensions in the Indo-Pacific, and they’re wondering: Will the United States truly consider African countries as strategic partners as China and Russia claim to do?

Africa International Financial Institutions

In the News

Aug 30, 2022

Amb. Dan Fried quoted in Marketplace on whether Gazprom brings Nord Stream 1 back online as planned

By Daniel Fried

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Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Aug 30, 2022

Deal or no deal, Chinese firms will still ditch Wall Street

By Jeremy Mark

Despite a recent US-China agreement designed to end a decade-long auditing dispute, the era of Chinese firms' unfettered access to US equity markets is ending.

China Economy & Business

In the News

Aug 29, 2022

Director Josh Lipsky quoted in VOA on Russia’s attempt at dedollarization

By Josh Lipsky

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Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

In the News

Aug 29, 2022

Nonresident senior fellow Hung Tran cited in Reuters on US-China audit agreement.

By Hung Tran

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Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

Econographics

Aug 25, 2022

Delisting Chinese companies from the New York Stock Exchange: Signs of decoupling

By Hung Tran

China’s decision to delist five companies from the NYSE is motivated by its unwillingness to comply with US regulations.

China Economy & Business

SouthAsiaSource

Aug 24, 2022

Afghanistan’s drug trade is booming under Taliban rule

By Rupert Stone

Though the Taliban vowed to crack down on narcotics after coming to power last August, that promise has been inadequately enforced, and Afghanistan’s drug trade is booming.

Afghanistan Economy & Business

Experts