The European Union is eventually recognizing China as a market economy, which is a big leap forward for the Middle Kingdom, both as international status and for the antidumping investigations. But in the same time, the EU will have recourse to a special formula for calculating anti-dumping duties against countries whose markets are deemed to…… Continue reading Is Europe going Chinese on trade ?
The migratory wave towards Europe is also explained by the negative demographics of the continent. And if the European population is not already shrinking, it’s because of migrants from Africa and Asia. In this context, the Central European countries’ battle against relocations seems doomed to failure, at least in the long run.
China is eventually not having an easy access in Central and Eastern Europe, which leaves some hope about Continent’s unity and coherence, and the Middle Kingdom’s not-so-ineluctable triumphal march. But this week should see the start of the high-speed railway between Belgrade and Budapest, while the EU is still looking for an adequate response.
No one can prevent them from dreaming …
The French President is intriguing more than one. Here, the German Philosopher Jurgen Habermas hopes Macron’s vision on Europe can get us a step closer to the democratic Europe : realism or utopia ?
Without a Franco-German cooperation, Europe will not go on for a long time.
The Atlantic: What I worry about is that, if there’s another [refugee] crisis, if the kinds of numbers we saw in 2015 happen again, if there’s a massive refugee flow into Europe, then I think some very dangerous and scary policies are going to be on the table—[including] an attempt to outsource the problem, either…… Continue reading Political Forecast of the Next Migration