Policy Analysis

China and the Evolving Geo-Economics: Preparing for a new trade and investment regime

By Harsha V. Singh on February 11, 2014

In today's significantly interconnected world, both external and internal conditions affect the success of a nation's domestic performance and sustained ability to meet key economic and social objectives.

Thus, even domestic policy requires bearing in mind the evolution of geo-economics in the world today. All nations need to understand the developments in geo-economics and make necessary adjustments and preparations, including augmenting their capacities to meet new standards and to create inclusive conditions for trade and investment.

This commentary explores two factors that are particularly important to show us the way forward for appropriate trade policy response: the mega-FTA negotiations and the policy changes being adopted by China.

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