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China-Ruble Settlement and the Dollar System

45324241The Peoples’ Bank of China has just announced a payment-versus-payment (PVP) system for Russian ruble and Chinese yuan transactions. The stated aim is to reduce currency risks in their trade. The only conceivable risk would be from…

“New Energy Vehicles”: Can China Break Big Oi...

564523423In the antebellum south of the United States, the planation owning slaveholders kept their power because of an economic order summed up by the slogan “Cotton is King.” In today’s international order, a small clique of western monopolists…

EU is About to Put an End to China’s Ca...

4524234234In late August, German Federal Minister of Economic Affairs and Energy, Brigitte Zypries issued an official letter to the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker in which she…

“Too Much Coal” – Grabbing Energy Marke...

4521323123After a two year slump, coal, iron, and everything related to mining is seeing a boom. Entities on the New York Stock Exchange linked to the extraction of minerals from the earth are seeing their profits go up. Like most things in…

China and Sri Lanka Jointly Invest in Hambant...

452343242Half a year ago, the NEO wrote on the deep political passions that were stirring up between India and China in connection with a concession agreement that was expected to be signed between the a state-run Chinese firm Merchants Port…

Development of the “Korean Crisis” and the Po...

62432123123Among other things, the launch of the North Korean ICBM has caused a series of negative statements from the media leadership of the United States on the subject of China. Initially, President Donald Trump himself…

Washington’s Sanctions Spree is About t...

562342342The brief honeymoon between Washington and Beijing appears to be over. Just months ago, President Donald Trump would say warmly to his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during their meeting in Florida. Now, the two sides have…

On the Next Stage of the US-China “Dial...

2424One of the main practical results of the meeting between the leaders of two major global powers (the USA and People’s Republic of China) held in early April, 2017 at Donald Trump’s estate in Florida, was the decision to deepen and…

Political Aspects of the Joint Russian-Chines...

6734534234The join naval exercise that was held by the Russian and Chinese navies at the end of July has undoubtedly become one of the most important events in the modern international politics. Even though the scale of…

Oil, Qatar, China & The Global Conflict

734324234Oil prices remain below $50 per barrel. Saudi Arabia and its longtime ally Qatar are now clashing. The situation on the Korean Peninsula is intensifying. The USA is being more and more hostile to China, while Venezuela faces…

The Beginning of the ‘US-China Dialogue’ in a...

878353432On June 21-23 this year, the first U.S.-China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue (D&SD) was held in Washington. This kind of a ‘dialogues’ between the two leading world powers at the ministerial level began to be held (alternately…

The EU—China Summit in the Context of the Glo...

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This year’s annual EU-China Summit, which was held on June 2, deserves special attention since it has occurred in a period of radical progress in the political world, as a whole, and the relationships between the main participants of the global game, in particular. Signs of such…


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