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China, India, To Be Major Growth Drivers During 2023 – IMF

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By Chris Devonshire-Ellis China and India will account for half of the global economic growth in 2023 versus just a tenth for the US and the EU combined, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its World Economic Outlook, released on Tuesday (January 31). The IMF stated China’s GDP growth was expected to reach […]


Understanding The Context Of The Chinese Communist Party Congress

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Analysis of the CPC by long standing political and trade experts with high ranking connections to the Chinese Government and President Xi.


How Europe’s Dysfunctional Democratic Politics Are Creating Regional Mayhem

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Op-Ed Commentary by Chris Devonshire-Ellis – September 26th, 2022 Disclaimer Any views or opinions represented in this blog are personal commentary, belong solely to the contributor and do not necessarily represent the views of Asia Briefing Limited or Dezan Shira & Associates. European Prime Ministers are now making strategic long-lasting decisions while holding on average […]


I’ve Just Been Threatened With Assassination Because Of What I Wrote, And Where

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Op-Ed Commentary by Chris Devonshire-Ellis – September 12th, 2022 Disclaimer Any views or opinions represented in this blog are personal commentary, belong solely to the contributor and do not necessarily represent the views of Asia Briefing Limited or Dezan Shira & Associates. I’ve just been threatened with assassination. Not in a jokey, rather bloggish vulgar […]


Welcome To The New Eurasia

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Op-Ed Commentary by Chris Devonshire-Ellis – September 5th, 2022 Where supply chains in all commodities from energy and flowing downstream into production lines and manufacturing capabilities are emerging; and has become the new global development science. The situation in Ukraine as concerns Eurasia has not been especially well covered, mainly as the European Union has […]


The EU Proposal To Ban Russians From Having Schengen Visas Isn’t The Problem. It’s What It Implies For The Future

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Op-Ed Commentary by Chris Devonshire-Ellis – August 15th, 2022 The European Union has been discussing the banning of all Russian nationals from entering the EU in the wake of the Ukraine conflict, following a call from Ukrainian President Zelensky to stop the practice. Zelensky’s words were “Russians should live in their own world until they […]


US Foreign Policy Symbolism: Antagonize, Then Blame The Fallout On The Victim While Hoping For Sympathy

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Op-Ed Commentary by Chris Devonshire-Ellis – August 9th, 2022 The world is moving away from the US and Washington is trying to delay the inevitable as the SE8 bloc begins to emerge. The United States foreign policy is well known for being both ineffective and at times overly assertive, but recent 2022 events have shown […]


Western Investment Into China 2022: Where Politics And Businesses Diverge Their Opinions

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Op-Ed Commentary by Chris Devonshire-Ellis – July 25th, 2022 The first half of 2022 has been interesting to say the least, although in terms of the ability to finally travel, things have been looking up. That means, as an Asian based business, some of our fortunate, previously locked-down Dezan Shira & Associates executives have been […]


EU Sanctions Policy Is Leading To Dark Days For Northern Europe

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Op-Ed Commentary by Chris Devonshire-Ellis – July 11th, 2022 A brain-drain and business capital flows are beginning to occur as Northern Europeans eye Italy and Spain. By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Continuing my tour of Russia and Europe, I find myself back to Tallinn, the capital of Estonia for the first time since January 2020 – just […]


The Next British Prime Minister Could Be Of Asian Heritage. How Could This Impact Upon The UK’s Trade With The Asian Region?

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Op-Ed Commentary by Chris Devonshire-Ellis – July 7th, 2022 BREAKING NEWS: July 7th The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has announced he is to resign. More on Leadership and the British-Asian candidates to follow. By Chris Devonshire-Ellis With the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson under extreme pressure following a series of personal political debacles, several […]


 

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