China Country Risk Podcasts

Chinese Investment In African Oil

Africa is now China’s second largest source of oil, surpassed only by the Middle East. This week we will look at how growing Chinese demand for energy is affecting African economies. Is Chinese...

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Freight Rates And The Global Economy

Over 90% of global trade travels by ship, making the international freight market a key part of the global economy. Since 2009, the cost of shipping goods by sea has been highly volatile, and now...

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Asia 2013: No Time For Complacency

Despite the fact that Asia’s 2013 growth outlook appears to be brightening in line with a long-awaited bounce in the Chinese economy, we maintain that 2013 is no time for complacency. Head of Asia...

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