Articles / Rubric: Global

August 2014 | Global
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-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics projects 2014 economic growth at 2.82%, which would represent a 3-year hi...

August 2014 | Global
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. This announcement has cause extraordinary attention all around the world, marking the undeniable significance for the f...

August 2014 | Global
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 will lose its economic attractiveness. However, already in November 2013 Chinese leaders worked out a number of reforms ...

August 2014 | Global
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 subjected to considerable criticism from the heads of some European countries, largely due to the political crisis in Ukrain...

August 2014 | Global
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 Agreements to strengthen economic ties with countries outside the Union. The EU simplifies trade and harmonizes certain...

August 2014 | Global
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 importance of the Pacific region in the world economy and politics, the creation of a free trade zone under the leadership of...

August 2014 | Global
The Abduction of Europe
The global economy is experiencing the most serious test of its strength since the end of World War II. It is obvious that the old system is now gone. The bets have been placed: Russia is trying to lead the bloc of developing economies, and the goal of the U.S. is to su...

August 2014 | Global
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, stable and self-reliant Iraq." But today jihadists are tearing the country apart, having taken several major cities in t...

August 2014 | Global
Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC UN is granted to World Organization of Creditors
Economic and Social Council at its Coordination and management meeting in New-York, USA adopted the recommendation of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to grant special consultative status with ECOSOC UN to Non-Commercial Partnership on Joining of C...

June-July 2014 | Global