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SouthAsiaSource

Aug 8, 2022

Collaboration, not competition, is key to alleviating the global chip shortage

By Ridhika Batra

If the international community seeks to diversify chip manufacturing and create safety nets for future crises, then collaboration—as opposed to competition—seems a logical and prudent first step.

China Economy & Business

In the News

Jul 20, 2022

Nasr quoted in Heromag: Putin visits Iran, for talks including Turkey’s Erdogan

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Economy & Business

In the News

Jun 23, 2022

Chhibber opinion piece for The Economic Times: WTO must emphasise that it is not just about free trade but also about fair trade

By Atlantic Council

Economy & Business G20

Report

Jun 20, 2022

The case for a US-India digital handshake

By Atlantic Council US-India Digital Economy Task Force

This report advocates for a US-India “digital handshake” to overcome substantive and institutional barriers in US-India digital economic cooperation.

Digital Currencies Digital Policy

In the News

Jun 14, 2022

Raghuraman in Foreign Policy: The United States and India need a Digital Handshake

By Atlantic Council

Economy & Business India

SouthAsiaSource

Jun 1, 2022

Experts react: Biden’s new Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

By Atlantic Council

Introduced during Biden’s first Asian tour in Japan earlier this week, the Indo-Pacific Framework, or IPEF, is a US-led framework for an economic partnership between members of the Quad along with  Brunei, Indonesia,  Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, and New Zealand. The framework is a means for the countries to solidify their relationship and engage in economic and trade matters concerning the Indo-Pacific region. The IPEF comes five years after the US withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and is seen as a means to counter China’s dominance in the region and reassert American influence.    

Digital Policy Economy & Business

SouthAsiaSource

May 24, 2022

How the Russia-Ukraine war impacts India’s self-reliance campaign

By Adnan Ahmad Ansari

India’s diplomatic response to the Ukraine-Russia war has become an enigma and a topic of global interest. 

Economy & Business India

New Atlanticist

Apr 27, 2022

As the EU courts India on trade, here’s what to watch

By Mark Linscott

Brussels wants to bring New Delhi closer into its economic orbit—but that won't be so easy.

Economy & Business European Union

New Atlanticist

Apr 20, 2022

How Biden can secure better trade terms

By Mark Linscott

Here's why the US Generalized System of Preferences program could be a vital tool in addressing US export interests.

Economy & Business Macroeconomics

Issue Brief

Apr 19, 2022

E-commerce policy for a new digital India

By Anand Raghuraman

As India looks to revise its e-commerce frameworks, policymakers in Delhi have a unique opportunity to articulate core principles and processes that can deliver practical, inclusive, and durable policy solutions.

Digital Policy Economy & Business