Economy

Beijing tests Brussels through Lithuania

Prof. Richard Whitman assesses the European Union’s response to the People’s Republic of China’s attempt to isolate Lithuania over its support for Taiwan

Critical minerals: Towards a British strategy

William Young and Jack Richardson explain how the United Kingdom can enhance its resilience in relation to critical minerals – particularly rare earths

Is the Chinese Communist Party’s green agenda real?

Matthew Henderson delves into the realities of the Chinese Communist Party's green agenda and assesses their record on climate policy

Enhancing British- Vietnamese relations in a more competitive era

Dr Bill Hayton and Prof. John Hemmings analyse the deepening strategic partnership between the United Kingdom and Vietnam

No place for fossil fuel subsidies

Jack Richardson looks at how phasing out fossil fuel subsidies could help Britain lead in the green energy revolution

‘Green Britain’: A scientific superpower for a new era

William Young explains how the United Kingdom can become a scientific superpower by reestablishing the virtuous circle between state, economy and innovation

Empty threats? Policymaking amidst Chinese pressure

Charles Parton OBE explains how the United Kingdom can make policy despite pressure from the Chinese Communist Party

Can sanctions dislodge Alexander Lukashenko?

Dr Alexander Lanoszka and James Rogers ask whether sanctions are sufficient to affect political change in Belarus

When climate and trade combine: British policy options

William Young provides options for the United Kingdom to help develop an effective international response to the issue of carbon leakage

Why Britain should continue to support Ukraine

Dr Alexander Lanoszka and James Rogers assess Russia’s military build-up near Ukraine. Why and how should Britain and its allies respond?