Analysis

China deepens military ties with Iran

February 20, 2016 Laurentiu Nedianu 1

China and Iran seem willing to deepen military ties. Deputy chief of staff of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), Admiral Sun Jianguo, met with Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan in Tehran  to discuss deepening military […]

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2016 forecasts on Asian economies

January 17, 2016 Laurentiu Nedianu 1

China The great economic slowdown will continue. The official growth rates will be around 6.5%, while true growth rates will be much lower (most economic forecasts coming in around 5.8%). The corruption crack down will […]

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STRATFOR: ASIA – Annual Forecast 2016

December 31, 2015 Laurentiu Nedianu 0

EAST ASIA Pushback in Beijing China’s reform process has reached a precarious phase. The much-needed transition to an economy based on domestic consumption has been neither quick nor without cost. Divisions are already showing among […]