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Oct 14, 2021

Ukraine hopes industrial parks can attract international investors

By Oleksii Chernyshov

President Zelenskyy recently signed off on a series of amendments to Ukrainian legislation on industrial parks as part of an initiative to establish a network of 25 flagship industrial parks across the country.

Economy & Business Trade

In the News

Oct 14, 2021

China Pathfinder report cited in Arab News about China’s potential economic growth

By The GeoEconomics Center

Read the full article here. Read the report here.

China East Asia


Oct 12, 2021

Turkey has flipped the script on its regional isolation. But will it amount to real change?

By Karel Valansi

Over the past year, Turkey has launched efforts to normalize its strained relations with several states in the Middle East. While the countries have successfully managed to de-escalate tensions, doubts remain as to how far the efforts will lead.

Conflict Crisis Management

New Atlanticist

Oct 7, 2021

Time is running out for Abiy’s ‘new beginning’ in Ethiopia

By Cameron Hudson

Cheering crowds and soaring rhetoric cannot hide the fact that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s troubles run deeper than just one restive region.

Africa Conflict

New Atlanticist

Oct 6, 2021

Trade could transform US-India ties

By Mark Linscott

Washington and New Delhi need a joint vision for a deeper, broader, and more integrated economic relationship.

Economy & Business India

In the News

Oct 5, 2021

China Pathfinder report cited in Reuters on the potential impact of market-oriented shift on China’s economic growth

By The GeoEconomics Center

Read the full article here. Read the report here.

China East Asia

Press Release

Oct 5, 2021

Atlantic Council and Rhodium Group release groundbreaking report on China’s economic trajectory​​​​

First-ever China Pathfinder Annual Scorecard finds China has made progress toward market economy norms but falls well short of promised reforms WASHINGTON, DC – OCTOBER 5, 2021 – The Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center and Rhodium Group today released the first-ever China Pathfinder Annual Scorecard—a groundbreaking study and state-of-the-art data visualization tool examining whether China’s economy is converging or diverging […]

China Fiscal and Structural Reform


Oct 5, 2021

China Pathfinder: Annual Scorecard

By GeoEconomics Center and Rhodium Group

Over the past eight months, teams from the Atlantic Council and Rhodium Group have taken a dive into China’s economy to address a fundamental question: Is China becoming more or less like other open-market economies? 

China European Union

Inflection Points

Oct 3, 2021

Biden should course-correct to embrace global economic, trade deals

By Frederick Kempe

By embracing its global partners economically, the Biden administration would make good on its “America is back” narrative.

Economy & Business Politics & Diplomacy


Sep 30, 2021

Experts react: The key takeaways from the Erdoğan-Putin meeting

By Atlantic Council IN TURKEY

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in-person in Sochi, Russia for the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Atlantic Council experts give their take on the outcome.

Conflict Defense Industry