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Russia took over the chairmanship of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) at the start of this year and is looking to the trade club as one of the ways it can expand its trade after the Western world has increasingly cut ties due to sanctions.
At the peak of the energy crisis in October, Slovenia imported 56% of its electricity.
In the lead-up to the one-year anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, visits of world leaders have picked up in Kyiv. US President Joe Biden, Italian PM Giorgia Meloni and Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez all visited President Zelenskiy this week
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and related sanctions have distorted trade routes across the Eurasian continent.
The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, was held in person this year for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The theme of the meeting was “co-operation in a fragmented world," but Russia and China were a no show.
Analyst has warned “ambitious barter” in return for Iranian drones and probably missiles “manifests a grim calculus for the West”. It is facing a “more aggressive and hostile axis than ever”.
World coal consumption reached a new high in 2022 before levelling out in 2023 and 2024, with rising usage in emerging Asian countries cancelling out falling demand in advanced economies.
The exit of the international car makers from Russia following the invasion of Ukraine has left a huge hole in what is one of the biggest car markets in Europe. China’s leading brands are rapidly moving in to fill the void.
In September the company announced it had completed the sale of Home Credit’s Russian branch and its subsidiaries to Russian-based investors as part of the “process of divesting all Russian assets”.
Japan's MUFG to pay $615mn for Philippines and Indonesian businesses of PPF's consumer finance brand.
G20 leaders held emergency talks in Bali over the missile strike.
Story breaks that ultra-nationalist spoke on phone with bombing suspect. Erdogan officials, meanwhile, point finger at US citing Washington’s connections with Kurdish militants.
Russia relentlessly launched 100 missiles at 11 Ukrainian regions on the afternoon of November 15, just days after the war-torn country celebrated the liberation of Kherson.
China won’t accept the use of nuclear weapons in Ukraine – but might step in to prevent the collapse of Putin’s regime.
Facing a cold winter, Southeast European countries look to coal from Indonesia, gas from Azerbaijan and oil from Iran.
The war in Ukraine will go into its eighth month next week and commodity prices are coming off their record-breaking highs as the market adjusts to the new realities.
Soaring inflation, rate hikes and a stronger dollar are reminiscent of the early 1980s – a decade that brought a wave of EM sovereign debt crises. This year has already seen Sri Lanka default, hit by an external liquidity crisis.
Not only have the extreme sanctions imposed on Russia following its invasion of Ukraine in February not crushed the economy, Russia is making a killing from the war thanks to the abundant leaks in the sanction regime.
We are looking at a very uncomfortable winter. The West has underestimated the size of the challenge that is fighting an economic war with Russia and the pain that he can inflict on our economies.