Indian Elections 2019

Latest updates from the largest democratic exercise in the world.

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China will impose additional tariffs on US$60 billion worth of US goods on 1 June, Reuters reports, in response to Washington’s announcement of increased duties on Chinese goods last week.  A statement from China’s Finance Ministry confirmed that a total of 5,140 US products will be subject to additional tariffs of 5, 10, 20 and... View Article

President Trump has made good on his threat to hit China with additional tariffs today (Friday), increasing duties on US$200 billion worth of goods from 10 per cent to 25 per cent, the BBC reports. The escalation follows President Trump’s warning on Sunday that additional tariffs will be imposed unless a breakthrough is made during... View Article

Indian Elections 2019

Latest updates from the largest democratic exercise in the world.

The US has threatened to impose new tariffs on Chinese imports this Friday and increase those on US$200 billion of goods by more-than-double, according to tweets by President Trump. The escalation seems to be in response to backtracking by Chinese officials on terms of the deal which would substantially alter its impact, Reuters reports. The President... View Article

The US and China could be ready to announce a deal to end the long-running trade discord as early as next Friday, according to CNBC. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will travel to Washington for talks next week, following negotiations in Beijing on Wednesday which seem to have been constructive. The South China Morning Post... View Article

Indonesia’s Planning Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro announced this week that the government has decided to relocate Indonesia’s capital city. However, the location of the new capital is still undecided. President Jokowi suggested on Tuesday that he is considering spending US$33 billion on the move, which would be financed by both the public and private sectors. Jakarta... View Article

Indian Elections 2019

Latest updates from the largest democratic exercise in the world.

Indian Elections 2019

Asia House is partnering with the University of Nottingham’s Asia Research Institute to keep you up-to-date on the Indian Elections 2019. Read their analysis on the largest democratic exercise in the world below. What we know This week was the biggest week of polling to date, with 211 seats polled – 39 per cent of the total... View Article