Australia in an age of geopolitical transition 11 December Author: Gareth Evans, ANU As the global centre of economic gravity shifts from the Euro-Atlantic to Asia, five accompanying geopolitical shifts demand particular attention: China wants strategic space in East Asia and is no longer prepared to play second fiddle to the United States, either there or as a global rule-maker. It is parlaying its economic strength into geopolitical influence through the Belt and Road Initiativemodernising and expanding its military capability and pursuing expansionist territorial claims in the South China Sea.
South Korea greets Russia as the bear turns east 3 February Author: Anthony V Rinna, Sino-NK In less than thirty years, previously non-existent diplomatic relations between Russia and South Korea have transformed into a formidable economic partnership. As far back as the days of the Russian Empire, the Far East has been one of the most underdeveloped regions of Russia.
Both Moscow and Seoul recognise the opportunities that the Far East provides for closer cooperation, and the presidents of both countries have vowed to foster development in the region. But the development is not purely bilateral; the current agenda for Russia—South Korea trade collaboration includes potential economic developments in a broader Northeast Asian regional context.
The following month, Song Young-gil, whom Moon appointed to serve as a special presidential envoy to Russia, began pushing for legislative changes that would allow for North Korea—South Korea economic cooperation to include third-party countries like the Russian Federation.
According to Yury Trutnev, Russian Presidential Envoy for the Far Eastern Federal District, commodity turnover between the two countries grew 50 per cent during the first half ofand Russian exports to South Korea were up by 40 per cent.
Recent examples of Russian—South Korean economic cooperation at the provincial level include an October meeting in Seoul between the South Korean government and business representatives as well as senior figures from eight regions in the Russian Far East.
He currently resides in South Korea.Sep 13, · In an unpredictable global context, businesses should look to South Asia.
Image: REUTERS/Edgar Su South-East Asia’s share of South Asian trade only rose slightly from 11% to 12%, while South Asia’s share of South-East Asian trade doubled from 2% to 4%. including South Asia in a business strategy will generate longer-term benefits.
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The Global Context for Business Growth in South East Asia For the decade preceding the crisis, annual GDP growth for the ASEAN-5 (Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Singapore) averaged close to 8 percent.
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The South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI) seeks to address how chronic malnutrition in South Asia remains intractable despite high economic growth by fostering measurable improvements in food and nutrition security (FNS).
The future of South-East Asia’s youth is in the balance. Wise decisions now will make a significant difference to the future burden of disease on South-East Asia's economies.