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The three main risks facing the global economy

A potential US-China trade war, oil price shocks and the end of the QE era could impact global growth –…

A potential US-China trade war, oil price shocks and the end of the QE era could impact global growth –…

Trade beyond borders | 3 days ago

Infographic: Appetite for China investments is rising

Investor sentiment around China is improving amid greater clarity, simplicity and flexibility

Investor sentiment around China is improving amid greater clarity, simplicity and flexibility

Trade beyond borders | 3 days ago

Renminbi tracker: How global is the renminbi?

Our Renminbi Globalisation Index has tracked the internationalisation of China’s currency since 2011

Our Renminbi Globalisation Index has tracked the internationalisation of China’s currency since 2011

Trade beyond borders | 10 Jul 2018

Could Africa’s long-term trading currency be the renminbi?

The renminbi’s integration into Africa looks set to continue

The renminbi’s integration into Africa looks set to continue

Trade beyond borders | 5 Jul 2018

China investments enter a new era

International investors are increasing their exposure to China, our latest survey finds

International investors are increasing their exposure to China, our latest survey finds

Trade beyond borders | 22 Jun 2018

An optimist’s view on climate-friendly infrastructure

Why there’s huge appetite among infrastructure investors for going green

Why there’s huge appetite among infrastructure investors for going green

Trade beyond borders | 8 Jun 2018

Five reasons why Malaysia’s Islamic banking sector is taking off

Malaysia’s approach to Islamic finance has seen the sector go from strength to strength

Malaysia’s approach to Islamic finance has seen the sector go from strength to strength

Trade beyond borders | 27 Apr 2018

Could a trade war derail global growth?

Economic growth continues despite a potential US-China trade war, but uncertainty remains

Economic growth continues despite a potential US-China trade war, but uncertainty remains

Trade beyond borders | 5 Apr 2018

Commodities, China and Fed rate rises – what you need to know

Our economists look at some of the key trends shaping global growth

Our economists look at some of the key trends shaping global growth

Trade beyond borders | 23 Mar 2018

Infographic: The G7’s missed opportunity

Membership of the privileged group of G7 nations is no longer a passport to growth

Membership of the privileged group of G7 nations is no longer a passport to growth

Trade beyond borders | 13 Mar 2018

Closing the exports gap

Why the ‘E7’ holds the key to accelerating Britain’s economy

Why the ‘E7’ holds the key to accelerating Britain’s economy

Trade beyond borders | 13 Mar 2018

The oil-rich bloc that’s facing a new era

Amid lower-for-longer oil prices, the GCC needs new income generators – and it needs them soon

Amid lower-for-longer oil prices, the GCC needs new income generators – and it needs them soon

Trade beyond borders | 7 Mar 2018

2018 expectations: beware of the dog

While global growth will likely remain robust in the Year of the Dog, risks loom

While global growth will likely remain robust in the Year of the Dog, risks loom

Trade beyond borders | 8 Jan 2018

China’s pursuit of global leadership

At a time when the US and other global economies appear to have turned their back on it, China is…

At a time when the US and other global economies appear to have turned their back on it, China is…

Trade beyond borders | 15 Dec 2017

Why the sukuk market is soaring

More and more investors are looking favourably on sukuk as an asset class

More and more investors are looking favourably on sukuk as an asset class

Trade beyond borders | 11 Dec 2017

Five ways Belt and Road is taking shape

The world’s biggest infrastructure project is beginning to deliver on its promise to deepen trade, investment and infrastructure links

The world’s biggest infrastructure project is beginning to deliver on its promise to deepen trade, investment and infrastructure links

Trade beyond borders | 30 Nov 2017

The truth about the productivity slump

The digital revolution is yet to make its big impact on global productivity – it will happen, just not quite…

The digital revolution is yet to make its big impact on global productivity – it will happen, just not quite…

Trade beyond borders | 22 Nov 2017

Is China still the land of opportunity?

In the wake of the 19th party congress, we explore whether China’s economic prospects are still on the up

In the wake of the 19th party congress, we explore whether China’s economic prospects are still on the up

Trade beyond borders | 10 Nov 2017

China’s property bubble conundrum

Is a property tax the answer to China’s overheated housing market?

Is a property tax the answer to China’s overheated housing market?

Trade beyond borders | 17 Oct 2017

Responsible supply chains: time for action

While companies’ rhetoric on social and environmental supply chain responsibility is impressive, there is a moral imperative to do more

While companies’ rhetoric on social and environmental supply chain responsibility is impressive, there is a moral imperative to do more

Trade beyond borders | 9 Oct 2017

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