14 Results for:

May 13, 2007

China
When will China’s government start begging Chinese savers to move some of their money abroad …

There is still a perception – though it is perhaps less widespread than it used to be – that Chinese savers are desperate to get their money out of China, if given half a chance.   That perception sh…

February 26, 2007

China
China: moving up the value added chain

Richard McGregor of the Financial Times: “The fastest growing export sectors in 2006 were aircraft parts, shipbuilding, integrated circuits, cars and car parts, electrical machinery and telecommunica…

August 2, 2009

Monetary Policy
How much do the major Sovereign Wealth Funds manage?

This post is by Brad Setser and Rachel Ziemba of RGE Monitor A score of recent reports have put the total assets managed by sovereign wealth funds at around $3 trillion. That seems high to us – at…

April 26, 2011

North Korea
No Good Options on North Korea

As former president Jimmy Carter visits Pyongyang, any movement on resumption of stalled talks on North Korea’s denuclearization is unlikely, says CFR fellow Sue Terry. Washington should continue to …

October 27, 2005

South Korea
Japan’s Relationship with South Korea

This publication is now archived. How are relations between Japan and South Korea?They worsened in mid-October after Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi visited the Yasukuni Shrine, a memorial …

January 25, 2012

Iraq
Screening of Qarantina

The Council on Foreign Relations and The Global Film Initiative invite you to a screening and discussion of Qarantina, by Iraqi filmmaker Oday Rasheed. Qarantina follows a broken family living within…

March 27, 2015

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of March 27, 2015

Ashlyn Anderson, Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, William Piekos, and Ariella Rotenberg look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. Lee Kuan Yew, founding father of Singapore, dies. Lee Kuan Yew, who tra…

LeeKuanYew_Singapore_20150327_617_462

April 4, 2016

Global
Commercial Diplomacy: A Conversation with Penny Pritzker

Penny Pritzker discusses the Commerce Department’s mission to use America’s commercial power to influence policy in markets around the world.

Play RTS3ET1_EC.jpg

April 15, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of April 15, 2016

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Gabriella Meltzer, Gabriel Walker, and Pei-Yu Wei look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. China’s greatest pollution nightmare may be lurking underground. Accord…

China-water-pollution