Resurgent growth in exports in October 2018

The resurgent growth in exports in October 2018 rose to a historic high of RM96.4 billion and a record trade surplus of RM16.3 billion indicates that Malaysia is on the right track towards the new Pakatan Harapan Federal government’s 3 year fiscal consolidation plan to put Malaysia’s dynamic economy back on track. The key indicators […]


India and Russia to cooperate technically on railway development

Image: Russian train – courtesy New Eastern Outlook By Charles F. Moreira, Editor India’s Ministry of Railways and Russian Railways signed a preliminary agreement to significantly expand cooperation between India’s and Russia’s railway specialists during the Russia – India Business Forum in New Delhi in October 2018, political observer Dmitry Bokarev wrote in New Eastern […]


Japan to join the Belt & Road fray

By Charles F. Moreira, Editor An important consequence of the Trump Administration’s trade war against both China as well as Japan is a diplomatic and economic meeting in Beijing in late October 2018 between Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and China’s President Xi Jinping. Shortly after his return to Japan, Abe met with India’s Prime […]


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