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October 9, 2019

With Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Foreign Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, during my trip to Basseterre. We met on the southern peninsula that borders the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean just few days after the United Nations General Assembly in New York whe...

October 9, 2019

China is the leading economy of Asia and Asia is the leading continent of the globe: 47 members of the United Nations, the continent is the largest and the most populated (with China and India ranking 1° and 2°); total GDP 2018 USD 31.4 trillion, accounting for 37% of...

October 9, 2019

China and Africa: from Shanghai I had chance to travel to all 54 countries of the African continent, traveling on roads and railways that did not exist before, visiting new buildings, ports, airports, and cities built by Chinese workers. Meeting people and discovering...

October 8, 2019

In the Caribbean, traveling from Antigua and Barbuda to St Kitts and Nevis. America has decreased its interest in this region, that is often called US "third border". To date several countries in the Caribbean have joined Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative, including T...

October 7, 2019

China, US, and the world: trends of annual average growth rate per capita, GDP per capita growth, exports by country. IMF, WB. 

October 6, 2019

Doing Business with China around the World. During the last 30 years, the world economy has changed significantly. Yesterday the center of the world was New York, today is Shanghai and tomorrow will be everywhere: in Nigeria, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia. Globalization ha...

October 4, 2019

China and Africa: where Beijing is investing? China is investing in every economy but with a ratio following GDP ranking in the top economies of Africa: Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt, Algeria, Angola, Morocco that are the top 5 GDP economies of the continent. Sources: I...

October 2, 2019

The World? Some analyst considers it as G-0 with no leadership, others think G-2 with the US and China dominating the global economy, other people consider G-7 (the world’s seven most industrialized economies), G-20 (an international forum of discussion about global ec...

September 30, 2019

The African Union is considered to adopt a single unified currency system within 2021; most probably linked to Chinese yuan. Nigeria, the top GDP and most populated nation of Africa, adopted the yuan as a commercial reserve currency. The African country made a currency...

September 25, 2019

In Kiribati and Solomon Islands, after US Secretary of state visit to the Pacific and just before Tarawa and Honiara started a new diplomatic relation with Beijing. Oceania is the smallest continent in terms of population and economic value but very relevant in recent...

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