Weak oil demand is projected to persist through the first half of 2021, compounding divisions within the OPEC+ cartel.
The Biden administration has proposed a bold – and expensive – stimulus package to reinvigorate the US economy, and its legislative path will say a lot about how US politics will operate over the next two years.
The emergence of COVID-19 delayed peace talks between the Thai government and southern rebels last year. A year on, the pandemic is still complicating any restart.
Mass lockdowns and temporary COVID-19 hospitals have returned to China, and the timing couldn’t be worse.
Asia is expected to lead the way in a post-COVID global economic recovery, but a new upsurge in COVID-19 cases highlights how the region is not out of the woods yet.
But the path to a post-oil future won’t be easy.
The EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment has demonstrated Europe’s importance on the world stage – even if the agreement never sees the light of day.
Britain’s services industry might not agree with the early declarations of victory that followed the new Brexit deal.
Small states seem better equipped to fight COVID-19 by design.
A new COVID-19 variant in the UK is ushering in a new – and potentially longer – wave of lockdowns across Europe.