Peak China? Not yet. Peak Party? No. Peaks in demand for, and production of, specific commodities? You bet! Here’s our take… For much of the period…
Djibouti Likely to Become China’s First Indian Ocean Outpost
July 11th, 2015
China is now laying the diplomatic and legal foundations for a long-term naval presence in Djibouti, with a range of recent media reports alleging that Beijing…
For the past 10 days, the Greek debt drama has drawn media coverage and popular attention from important events on the other side of the globe….
Andrew S. Erickson and Gabriel B. Collins, “Dragon Tracks: Emerging Chinese Access Points in the Indian Ocean Region,” Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative, Center for Strategic and…
How Much Do China’s Warships Actually Cost?
June 20th, 2015
Gabe Collins, The Diplomat, 18 June 2015 What does it actually cost Chinese naval shipyards to build major warships? Chinese sources do not disclose actual or estimated…
China’s Stock Market Boom: Buckle Up for a Wild Ride!
June 14th, 2015
China seems to be bubble surfing—two years ago it was an overheated housing market—and now the country is riding a surge of stock market enthusiasm. The…