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Quick Take: What's New with China's Latest Roadmap to Marketize Production Factors?

Quick Take: What's New with China's Latest Roadmap to Marketize Production Factors?

Quick Take: What's New with China's Latest Roadmap to Marketize Production Factors?

Quick Take: What's New with China's Latest Roadmap to Marketize Production Factors?

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April 27, 2020

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China issues a new roadmap to marketize production factors, including land, labor, capital, and data. While much of these proposed reforms have been debated for decades, the economic impact of the virus may create renewed political will to move forward. If successfully implemented, these changes would be transformational for the Chinese economy. Here is a summary of the guidelines.

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Henry Paulson: Save globalisation to secure the future

Henry Paulson: Save globalisation to secure the future

Henry Paulson: Save globalisation to secure the future

Henry Paulson: Save globalisation to secure the future

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Henry M. Paulson, Jr.

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April 17, 2020

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Covid-19 has resulted in more than a deadly pandemic. It has tipped the world economy into its most severe crisis since the Depression. As the virus’s spread slows and governments rebuild, they face another force sweeping in its path: isolationism. The impending battle will pit forces of openness rooted in market principles against those of closure across four dimensions: trade, capital flows, innovation and global institutions.

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MEI: Egypt’s Economy, Citizens, and the Pandemic

MEI: Egypt’s Economy, Citizens, and the Pandemic

MEI: Egypt’s Economy, Citizens, and the Pandemic

MEI: Egypt’s Economy, Citizens, and the Pandemic

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Middle East Institute

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April 16, 2020

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On April 14th, Basilinna'sr Senior Advisor, Ambassador Yasser Elnaggar, joined a panel hosted by the Washington DC based Middle East Institute, where he serves as a non-resident fellow, that focused on Egypt’s Economy, Citizens, and the Pandemic. There was an excellent exchange, moderated by Mirette F. Mabrouk, Director, Egypt Program, MEI and other panelists Angus Blair, Professor, School of Business, The American University in Cairo and Laila Iskandar, Former Minister for Urban Renewal and Informal Settlements, Egypt.

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Quick Take: How is China's Recovery Looking?

Quick Take: How is China's Recovery Looking?

Quick Take: How is China's Recovery Looking?

Quick Take: How is China's Recovery Looking?

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April 6, 2020

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While there are significant questions around the reliability of China’s numbers both in terms of reporting COVID-19 cases and mortality rates, they are slowly getting back to work. Mostly, the country is back to work and reopening, but consumers are still reluctant to spend because of fears of a downturn or a resurgence with the virus. Here is how we are looking at the numbers this week.

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What does COVID-19 mean for Egypt’s economy?

What does COVID-19 mean for Egypt’s economy?

What does COVID-19 mean for Egypt’s economy?

What does COVID-19 mean for Egypt’s economy?

COVID-19 has disrupted both supply and demand around the world. Egypt is not immune to the recessionary trends caused by the sudden halt in supply chains and the sharp decline in demand, domestically and globally, resulting from the rapid spread of the virus. The drop in economic activity is even more evident in a country that has adopted fiscal consolidation measures and increased public spending on major infrastructure projects that are now underway. These policies worked while the economy was strong, but it is time to consider new strategies to promote the private sector as the government faces some tough decisions ahead.

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Quick Take: China Shows Signs of Recovery While Virus Hits Rest of the World

Quick Take: China Shows Signs of Recovery While Virus Hits Rest of the World

Quick Take: China Shows Signs of Recovery While Virus Hits Rest of the World

Quick Take: China Shows Signs of Recovery While Virus Hits Rest of the World

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Basilinna

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March 13, 2020

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With so much of the media coverage shifting attention to the coronavirus turning into a pandemic and the spread in the U.S., here are a few of the developments in China over the past week you might have missed.

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Quick Take: Coronavirus Latest – China’s Efforts to Shore Up Economy

Quick Take: Coronavirus Latest – China’s Efforts to Shore Up Economy

Quick Take: Coronavirus Latest – China’s Efforts to Shore Up Economy

Quick Take: Coronavirus Latest – China’s Efforts to Shore Up Economy

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Basilinna

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March 4, 2020

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The coronavirus picks up speed in the U.S. as it seemingly comes under control in China. Speculation about the global economic impact includes fears of a recession. Facing already slowing economic growth, China is rolling out measures to shore up the economy almost daily. Here is what you need to know about China’s initiatives.

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Quick Take: China's Economic Work Conference

Quick Take: China's Economic Work Conference

Quick Take: China's Economic Work Conference

Quick Take: China's Economic Work Conference

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Basilinna

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January 7, 2020

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Last month, China held its annual Central Economic Work Conference which lays out economic priorities for the year. Here's what you need to know as you consider your 2020 China market strategy.

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Implications of the Egyptian Presidential Elections: Interview with Ambassador Yasser Elnaggar

Implications of the Egyptian Presidential Elections: Interview with Ambassador Yasser Elnaggar

Implications of the Egyptian Presidential Elections: Interview with Ambassador Yasser Elnaggar

Implications of the Egyptian Presidential Elections: Interview with Ambassador Yasser Elnaggar

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April 5, 2018

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In an interview, Ambassador Yasser Elnaggar, CEO of ENInvestment and Basilinna Senior Advisor, provides insights on the implications of Egypt's Presidential election for its economy and foreign affairs.

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Quick Take: Egypt's Presidential elections produces expected results. What does another Sisi term mean?

Quick Take: Egypt's Presidential elections produces expected results. What does another Sisi term mean?

Quick Take: Egypt's Presidential elections produces expected results. What does another Sisi term mean?

Quick Take: Egypt's Presidential elections produces expected results. What does another Sisi term mean?

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Basilinna

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April 5, 2018

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As expected, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi secured a second term this past March, receiving 97 percent of the votes but with only 41% voter turn out. Expect to see continued focus on growing the economy, including eliminating government subsidies, opening new sectors to foreign investment, and job creation. On foreign affairs, close ties will continue with the United States and China.

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Quick Take: China's new financial "Dream Team" signals opening up

Quick Take: China's new financial "Dream Team" signals opening up

Quick Take: China's new financial "Dream Team" signals opening up

Quick Take: China's new financial "Dream Team" signals opening up

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Basilinna

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March 27, 2018

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What comes next after China's financial "Dream Team" was announced? Opening up of China's financial sector to foreign firms is a priority of the newly announced leadership coming out of the National People’s Congress. The financial sector leadership announced last week is the most Westernized and technically experienced to date.

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China's new energy vehicles lead the pack

China's new energy vehicles lead the pack

China's new energy vehicles lead the pack

China's new energy vehicles lead the pack

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Grant Smith

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March 19, 2018

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Global production of new energy vehicles (NEVs) reached an estimated whopping 1.2 million units in 2017, a growth in production of over 200,000 vehicles when compared to the 2016 number of 873,000. As nations such as the United Kingdom and France make announcements to reduce the use of traditional, internal-combusting engines (ICE) cars, it is clear that the world is beginning to further accept NEVs, with China being the leader of the pack.

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What to expect From U.S.-China economic dialogue

What to expect From U.S.-China economic dialogue

What to expect From U.S.-China economic dialogue

What to expect From U.S.-China economic dialogue

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Basilinna

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July 20, 2017

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Basilinna's CEO speaks on the U.S.- China Economic Dialogue and what to expect.

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