Next in our series on strategic commodities we examine tantalum, a conflict mineral with complex geopolitical ramifications for East Africa and beyond.
Assessing the geopolitics and motives behind emergence of the Quad’s Leadership Summit.
Next in our series on strategic commodities we examine tin, a conflict mineral whose production is increasingly dominated by Asian states.
Ahead-of-schedule rate hikes from the US Federal Reserve risk broadsiding vulnerable emerging market economies like Turkey and Brazil.
Next in our series on strategic commodities we examine nickel, a lithium-ion battery input that many hope will one day supplant cobalt. But these plans could be upended by a supply squeeze looming on the horizon.
Biden promised big things for infrastructure on the campaign trail. Can his administration deliver?
Examining the issues and hotspots that will be making headlines in the week ahead.
Cobalt prices are surging, but is the market heading for a repeat of the false start of 2016-2018?
Do spiking yield curves across the developed world harken the end of COVID-era monetary stimulus?
Cambodia has extracted its first crude oil from the Gulf of Thailand. Yet with oil prices low amid COVID-19 and production peaking at 7,500 barrels per day, the impact on Cambodia’s economy will be marginal.