Cool and calculating China is trying to build up global trade even as things fall apart around the world

//Cool and calculating China is trying to build up global trade even as things fall apart around the world

With the United States in the midst of presidential impeachment hearings, Britain locked in self-destructive Brexit combat, the European Union suffering severe internal stresses and Hong Kong seemingly melting down, economic developments have understandably taken a back seat from the viewpoint of world attention. “Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold; mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,” the Irish poet W.B. Yeats wrote in the aftermath of World War I. If he were alive today, he might lament even more loudly the collapse of global trade, investment and economic cooperation, not to mention growing civil unrest. … (full story)

2019-11-18T13:18:12+00:00