Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicUs-China trade

Topic: Us-China trade

India needs to find a sweet spot between ignoring and provoking China

China views India as an inward-looking democracy that has yet to focus on economic or military prowess. New Delhi needs to counter it with hard muscle and economy boost.

‘Anonymous’ author’s paper on US’ China strategy makes a buzz, has sharp message for India

The paper warns about the fast-reducing gap between US and China. For India, it means deciding whether to take sides in what could be a war in South China Sea or Taiwan.

Biden win has made US firms upbeat on China, says US trade body in Shanghai

American Chamber of Commerce says expectations are that US-China ties will become more stable than it has been under Trump, though it is unlikely to return to pre-2016 equations.

Why Joe Biden risks ceding Asia’s digital oil to China

The RCEP will bind the 10 economies of Southeast Asia with China, Japan, S. Korea, Australia & New Zealand. To provide a counterweight, the US needs the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

China slams US over threat to ban TikTok, says it’s flouting global trade rules

The US has suggested that TikTok may be used as a tool to spy on users or spread propaganda to influence the upcoming presidential elections, which China has denied.

Drop in Chinese exports to US didn’t help India, says Rabobank

According to the report, India hasn’t benefited more because the largest shift was found in the computer & electronic products sector and that industry is relatively small in the country.

China has recommitted to $200 billion trade deal, Pompeo says after secret talks in Hawaii

Concerns had been growing that a sharp drop in oil prices and the pandemic would sink the trade deal, the only active area of cooperation between the two nations.

Why the US can’t end China’s control of the global supply chain

With govts having to fund trillions of dollars in bailout packages for businesses, finding extra capital to restructure global supply chains is a tall order.

Donald Trump’s trade wars: Why uncertainty is costly

With US President Donald Trump announcing fresh tariffs on Chinese imports, ThePrint examines how uncertainty impacts an economy.

Shyam Saran on India’s pursuit of global power status, and Usha Thorat on RBI

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

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Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.

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Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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