Rizal Affandi Lukman, Deputy Minister of International Economic and Financial Cooperation of the Republic of Indonesia

Nestor Osorio, President of ECOSOC

Alejandro Jara, Deputy Director-General of the WTO

Caspar van den Berg, Professor at the Institute of Public Administration at Leiden University


An Economic NATO

In the previous issue we wrote about one of the most ambitious U.S. integration projects: the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Given the growing import...

China Enters the Market

Recently there has been more and more talks about the fact that the unprecedented growth of the Chinese economy is slowing down, and soon the country w...

Why Rush To Join Europe?

On June 27 the EU signed an Association Agreement with three post-Soviet states: Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia. Traditionally, the EU uses Association ...

Canadian oil ambitions

Ever since the shale gas revolution in the US that has received its recognition in the second half of 2000s, the majority of global energy experts have...

The New Capital of Terrorism

Two and a half years ago, when the last coalition forces left Iraq, U.S. President Barack Obama said that Americans were "leaving behind a sovereign, s...

New Development Bank: a case of joy or of concern

On July 15th leaders of the BRICS nations have agreed to establish a New Development Bank (NDB) while attending the group summit in Fortaleza, Brazil. ...

Rising Stars on the Global Real Estate Market

Real estate is playing an increasingly important role in global investments, and wealthy people are looking for new alternative areas for investing the...

Taiwan: Challenges and Opportunities

A strong economy is particularly important for Taiwan, as its political autonomy is heavily dependent on economic stability. Taiwan’s Directorate...

South Stream Swims Against the Current

The South Stream project is a very topical issue, as it determines Europe′s prospects for energy security. Not so long ago, the project was subje...