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China: Daily Scan, December 30, 2021

Beijing raises NEV quota in 2022 new car plate allocation: Xinhuanet December 29, 2021 Beijing Municipality will raise the quota of new-energy vehicles (NEVs) in the new car license plate allocation next year, authorities announced Wednesday. The...

Outlining a Geoeconomic Strategy for India

Since time immemorial, states have used economic tools to practise power politics. Thus, questions arise on the recent discourse of the emergence of a new geoeconomic era in international relations. The rise of China which markedly defines today’s...

APEC More of a Talking Shop than a Meaningful Regional Forum

The summit of the 21 members Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation or APEC hosted and chaired by Malaysia this year on 20 November was held in the virtual mode because of the coronavirus pandemic. In response to the growing interdependence of Asia-...

कहीं दोस्त, तो कहीं दुश्मन

अंतरराष्ट्रीय जगत में क्या भ्रम और भय जैसा माहौल है? यह सवाल इसलिए, क्योंकि पिछले दिनों जिस क्षेत्रीय व्यापक आर्थिक साझेदारी (आरसीईपी) समझौते पर इंडो-पैसिफिक के 15 देशों ने दस्तख्त किए, उसमें चीन के हमकदम ऑस्ट्रेलिया और जापान भी बने, जबकि ये दोनों...

Will RCEP Miss India?

Vietnam has taken over from Thailand as the Chair of ASEAN in 2020. Its theme at its opening summit in June is ‘Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN’1. Thailand is the country coordinator for India and will be followed by Singapore from 2021 till 2024....

Denigrating Prime Minister Modi’s Policies in Foreign Journals to Serve Domestic Political Purpose

The Modi government is under attack in influential international media by people of repute in India who ignore the consequences of this for the country’s image abroad. Playing politics at home is one thing, but playing politics abroad with a view to...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, May 4, 2020

Economic Emerging market currencies mark biggest falls in 5 years The MSCI Emerging Market Currency Index, which tracks overall movements of emerging market currencies, dropped 6% in the January-March period this year; the steepest quarterly fall...

Interaction with Dr. Anantha Nageswaran

"The Chinese Economy: Trump Effect, Deleveraging, or Both?" The Vivekananda International Foundation organized an interaction with Dr Anantha Nageswaran (non-permanent Member of PM Economic Advisory Council and Distinguished Fellow, VIF) on 5th...

Five ‘T’s of China-India ties

Following the two informal summits between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping in Wuhan (2018) and Chennai (2019) the important question that is being asked within the academic circles in China is what could be the possible...

After Withdrawing from RCEP What Next?

… should other members of RCEP be more accommodative towards India’s needs, and signal their willingness to discuss a win-win deal for India, that should be welcome ... the decision to join should be based primarily on whether it can significantly...

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