• Events

    China: An Assessment of Xi Jinping’s Reforms after Two Years

    10 April 2015. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Charles Parton,
    European External Action Service, Beijing Delegation
    Arundel House, London
    Friday 10 April 2015, 12:30-1:30pm

  • Expert Commentary

    The Hindu: Narasimhanomics and the middle way

    03 April 2015.  By Sanjaya Baru, Director for Geo-economics and Strategy P.V. Narasimha Rao provided political leadership to a nation adrift at a particularly difficult moment in recent history. He may not have been the ‘architect’ of post-Nehruvian economic policy, but he demonstrated greater political courage in advocating and leading it than his predecessor. He was also, without doubt, the ‘architect’ of India’s post-Cold War foreign policy. The government of India has decided to honour...

  • Events

    Adelphi Launch: Power Shifts and New Blocs in the Global Trading System

    12 March 2015. 

    Adelphi Book Launch
    Sanjaya Baru, Director for Geo-Economics and Strategy, IISS
    Philip Stephens, Associate Editor and chief political commentator, Financial Times
    Arundel House, London
    Thursday 12 March 2015

  • Events

    IISS-US Adelphi Launch: Power Shifts and New Blocs in the Global Trading System

    11 March 2015. 

    Adelphi Book Launch
    Sanjaya Baru, Director for Geo-Economics and Strategy, IISS
    Professor Pravin Krishna, Chung Ju Yung Distinguished Professor of International Economics and Business, Johns Hopkins University
    Dr Ashley Tellis, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Wednesday 11 March 2015, 10-11am EST/3-4pm GMT

  • Adelphi Books

    Power Shifts and New Blocs in the Global Trading System

    10 March 2015.  As economic powers from the developing world, particularly China, have emerged in the past few decades, their weight has altered the balance in the global trading system. In this volume, leading commentators – including two former heads of the WTO – examine the possible consequences of this shifting trade landscape.

  • Adelphi Books

    Introduction: Power shifts and new blocs in global trade

    08 March 2015. 

    While the post-war open trading regime, with its preferential treatment of developing countries, was in fact designed and implemented by the United States, the US itself is under geo-economic pressure from a rising new ‘mega-trader’.

  • Adelphi Books

    Chapter 1: Where is the world trade system heading?

    07 March 2015.  Bhagwati, Krishna and Panagariya pay tribute to the WTO for its contribution to trade liberalisation worldwide and underscore the importance of strengthening the multilateral system rather than weakening it.

  • Adelphi Books

    Chapter 2: Ideas and power in contemporary trade development

    06 March 2015.  This chapter analyses the economic and geopolitical consequences of the rise of China as the new global ‘mega-trader’.

  • Adelphi Books

    Chapter 3: Is trade multilateralism being threatened by regionalism?

    05 March 2015.  Lamy emphasise the importance of strengthening the WTO, but understands the developed economies’ impatience with the developing ones.

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