It’s on again. This time it’s Australia’s wine industry that’s under investigation in China for allegedly violating anti-dumping rules The investigation has sent shock waves through the wine industry and beyond. Broadly speaking, anti-dumping rules prohibit producers from selling anything for less than its market value. The Chinese industry body […]

Restrictions on semiconductor sales to Chinese companies are ‘unacceptable’ to Seoul by David Goldman South Korea has told Washington that restrictions on semiconductor sales to Huawei and other Chinese companies are “unacceptable,” according to industry sources.  Seoul is trying to mediate between Beijing and Washington following the US Commerce Department’s […]

As US reevaluates its relationship with China, Asian giant’s export data show increasing regional integration by David P. Goldman May 11, 2020 China’s March export value rose 8.5% year on year, diverging widely from analyst forecasts which foresaw a 12% decline. Strong exports growth to Asia, and especially Southeast Asia, […]

The small, beleaguered country is struggling to safeguard its sovereignty, its territorial integrity and its very ecological survival by Asoka Bandarage January 29, 2020 Sri Lanka’s historical narrative has been defined by geopolitical rivalry, external aggression and internal resistance to that aggression. The early historical era experienced successive waves of […]