Dr. Harald Malmgren’s Global View

Dr. Harald Malmgren is a recognized expert on world trade and investment flows. Full info and related articles are highly recommended and found at Defense.info At Yale University Malmgren was Scholar of the House and research assistant to Nobel Laureate Thomas…

The return of political risk for Xi

The ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) wraps up its annual summer retreat at the northern coastal town of Beidaihe. The meeting comes amid signs of dissent within the Chinese political system as the president, Xi Jinping, struggles to manage an intensifying…

Global risk scenarios

Risk scenarios Events may diverge from The Economist Intelligence Unit’s forecast in ways that affect global business operations. The main risks are represented by the following scenarios. Very high risk = greater than 40% probability that the scenario will occur…

Japan Deploys Flotilla to South China Sea

Three ships of Japan’s Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) departed on August 26th for a two-month deployment to Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean. A JMSDF statement says that the deployment seeks to improve its own operational capability and promote interoperability…