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Global Unemployment in 2022

(click to enlarge) The global economy is facing a potential recession in 2023 that threatens to undo the post-pandemic job recovery. Globally, employment has increased...

Opportunities and Risks of Russia-India Trade

(click to enlarge) Russia is trying to shift its trade routes from Europe to Asia, specifically with India, which is a strategic partner in industries...

Guyana’s Offshore Oil Boom

(click to enlarge) By 2035, the world's fourth-largest offshore oil producer could be a South American country with fewer than 1 million people. According to...

Downbeat Global Economic Forecasts

(click to enlarge) In its new forecast, the World Bank joined the chorus warning of a potential global recession in 2023. Whether economic growth declines...

Russia’s Deceptive Trade Figures

(click to enlarge) The sanctions imposed by the West on Russia after its invasion of Ukraine precipitated a shift in Russia’s trade patterns. In Europe,...

Minor Progress in Kosovo-Serbia Standoff

(click to enlarge) The Merdare border crossing between Serbia and Kosovo reopened after Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic called on ethnic Serbs in northern Kosovo to...

EU Economy Skids into Q4

(click to enlarge) The European Union continued its economic slowdown in the third quarter. High inflation, an energy crisis, a global slowdown and tighter financing...

Turkmenistan Targets the European Gas Market

(click to enlarge) Since Russia invaded Ukraine, Europe has announced its intent to diversify its gas supplies away from Russia. Sensing an opportunity, Turkey is...

Rising Debt in Developing Economies

(click to enlarge) Around the globe, spiraling debt in low- and middle-income countries is threatening their pursuit of sustainable development. Between 70 percent and 85...

Lockdown Protests Spread Across China

(click to enlarge) The protests that took place across China roughly a week ago shocked many. Large-scale demonstrations are highly unusual in China, especially ones...

Germany’s Looming Energy Crisis

(click to enlarge) Germany, Europe’s economic powerhouse, is one of the largest economies in the world. German industrial firms, however, are increasingly facing production problems....

Russian Influence in the Economies of the South Caucasus

(click to enlarge) Russia's relationships with the countries of the South Caucasus have seen many unexpected changes since the war in Ukraine began last February....

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