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Dr Steinbock is CEO and founder of DifferenceGroup. He is an internationally recognized expert of the multipolar world. He focuses on international business, international relations, investment and risk among the major advanced ... more


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Misguided Geopolitics Is Derailing Decades Of Globalization
Over the past decade, global economic prospects have been penalized by the fall of world trade, investment, and migration, coupled with the unwarranted suffering of over 100 million globally displaced.
Rough 2nd Quarter, Rebound In 3rd Quarter
After the Omicron outbreaks in early March, the normalization of the Chinese economy was disrupted, as evidenced by the 2nd quarter data. But May saw an economic rebound, which is likely to strengthen in the third quarter.
US Stagflation Is A Triple-Whammy
Stagflation is no longer just a US recession threat, but global risk. It is the net effect of a triple-whammy that penalizes American welfare and global recovery. But it will not harm the profit margins of the defense contractors. 
Sanctions, Trade Wars Worsen US Inflation
The Fed’s aggressive and belated rate hikes will escalate economic challenges in the US and elsewhere, thanks to ill-advised sanctions and trade wars.
Despite Stagflationary West And Omicron Outbreaks, China’s Economy Still Growing
Inflation and rate hikes are penalizing growth in the US and Europe. China must tackle the new headwinds, but its starting point – higher growth, lower inflation - is more favorable.
New Global Tsunamis Courtesy Of Cold Warriors And Fed Hawks
After trade wars and the pandemic depression, aggressive sanctions and rate hikes will further derail economic prospects in the US, China, and worldwide.
The Avoidable Ukrainian Crisis, The Unavoidable Global Hit
To Russia and Ukraine, the crisis is an existential issue. To the US and NATO, it's an enlargement power play. To Europe, it spells a new era of uncertainty. In the world economy, it takes us all closer to an edge.
Global Recovery Challenges Amid New Data On Lingering Pandemics
There is a common denominator between the Chinese holiday season and the COVID fight. That’s the effort to recover the pre-pandemic demand even amid new global waves of variants. There are lessons, too.
China’s Strong Secular Performance On Track
Despite great global challenges, China’s economic performance reflects long-term strength, with strong data on trade and investment, and new resiliency.
US Stagflation: The Global Risk Of 2022
Until recently, the US Fed ignored America’s soaring inflation. Due to its belated response, the consequent risks will penalize the ailing global recovery.
The Decoupling Of The US Dollar-Yuan Relationship?
In the past, US dollar and Chinese yuan used to move inversely. Recently, that has not been the case. Dollar is appreciating, and so is yuan. Are the bilateral currencies decoupling?
2020-22: Soaring Costs Of The West's Pandemic Failure 
The West failed to contain the pandemic, which has caused almost 300 million confirmed cases, 6 million deaths, and the loss of tens of trillions of dollars. For most the pandemic has been a nightmare. But it has been heaven for vaccine producers.
Toward Double 11 Record Sales, Despite Uncertainties
As the world’s largest e-commerce market, China is likely to continue growing faster relative to North America and Western Europe. Singles’ Day 2021 will reflect that expansion.
World Trade Threatened By Unilateralism
Recently, the WTO celebrated the 20th anniversary of China’s entry into the global trading system. To overcome the threat of unilateralism, the WTO can no longer be an arm of the G7. It must become more inclusive and multilateral.
Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, Light In The Pandemic Tunnel
In 2015, when the International Olympic Committee awarded the 2022 Winter Games to Beijing, the world looked very different. Chinese determination to hold the 2022 Winter Olympics represents light in the long and dark pandemic tunnel.
America’s Revolving-Door Politics Behind The Fall Of US-Sino Ties
Biden embraced Trump’s protectionism and tariff wars. Both have hit hard American consumers. Similarly, US businesses are frustrated with Biden’s decision to retain Trump’s confrontational China policies.
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