March 8, 2013

ATI Magazine February/March 2013


March 8, 2013

ATI Magazine February/March 2013 issue


January 25, 2013

WHERE NOW FOR CHINA? A long-awaited blueprint on redistribution of income is expected shortly, there will be further stimulus to maintain modest growth, and continuing focus on internationalisation of the RMB. But one leading analyst warns: ‘Expect conflicting interests and inconsistency’.

January 25, 2013

OWNERSHIP claims to the Diaoyutai (Senkaku) islands have their roots in the Sino-Japanese war of  1894-5, the terms of the Japanese surrender in 1945, and a decision by the US in 1971 to hand administrative rights of the islands to Japan. Taiwan details the history of the dispute in a briefing paper which forms part of its proposal for a peaceful resolution of the dispute . . .

January 21, 2013

A NEW silk road will emerge in coming years when nine of every 10 barrels of oil exported by the Middle East go to Asia.

January 17, 2013

ASIA PACIFIC and economic linkages seems to have percolated to the top of the second Obama Administration’s foreign policy agenda. In late November, Obama made his headline-grabbing trip to Asia to visit Burma and Cambodia — countries previously on the US no-go list — on his way to the East Asian

China's Cheng Siwei
February 15, 2012

IS CHINA staring at its own version of the American sub-prime crisis?

Quite possibly, according to one of China’s own leading economists, and former Chinese Communist Party official, Cheng Siwei.

Pascal Lamy - Financial services now at issue
November 23, 2011

PASCAL LAMY is resigned to the fact that global trade negotiations will continue to drift aimlessly, but he is also concerned about potential threats to rules that regulate world trade. Lamy says new issues, such as export restrictions, are emerging.

Russell Waugh – ‘India is a big prospect for us’
February 1, 2012

NEW DELHI — A chance meeting led to the partnership between Leighton India and the major Indian conglomerate Welspun, according to Russell Waugh, Managing Director of the new entity, Leighton Welspun Contractors Pvt Ltd.

700 Series Shinkansen
February 1, 2012

SYDNEY — Leading Japanese heavy equipment companies, including Mitsubishi Electric, Toshiba and Hitachi, are eyeing a mooted high speed railway for Australia.