"When Canada engages with emerging markets on trade and investment, it should only give equivalent value for what it can gain in terms of access," write Derek Burney and CIGI Distinguished Fellow Fen Osler Hampson, using their weekly column to draw parallels between Olympians' quest for gold and political leaders securing Canada's future prosperity.
Distinguished Fellow Jorge Heine comments on the upcoming CELAC summit in New Delhi. (NOTE: This article in only available in Spanish.)
"CNOOC’s dramatic $15.1-billion bid for Nexen is a clear sign of China’s intent to secure a stable supply of oil and gas. How Canada responds may well determine whether we will exploit the opportunity to expand our access to the world’s most dynamic economy," write Derek Burney and CIGI Distinguished Fellow Fen Hampson, commenting on China's bid for a major company in Canada's energy sector.
"In honoring the memory of the noted Chilean thinker, political scientist, analyst, and a man often described as the founding dean of Latin American IR, LASA is also stimulating and promoting scholarly work in a field that will be critical in helping Latin America to find its place in the changing 21st century scene," writes CIGI Distinguished Fellow Jorge Heine, on Lucioano Tomassino the Latin American IR Award.
Beijing’s decision to name another RMB-clearing bank in the near future in Singapore suggests that China’s regulatory authorities are ready, once again, to raise the quotas on offshore renminbi (RMB) transactions, says a new CIGI commentary series.
"The India-CELAC Dialogue could not be more timely. It joins Latin America's new regionalism with the new India," says CIGI Distinguished Fellow Jorge Heine, commenting on the future of India-Latin America relations, part of the Latin America Advisor's featured Q and A.
"The co-editors of this slim volume...have rendered great service by bringing together eminent scholars and columnists from all the continents who have presented compact and readable contributions relating to the impact of the dark forces of globalization around the world," writes Chinmaya R. Gharekhan in reviewing The Dark Side of Globalization, which is co-edited by CIGI Distinguished Fellow Jorge Heine.
CIGI report on regulatory failings in run-up to financial crisis questions FSB’s ability to succeed in its current form
International regulators failed to keep pace with the globalization of the financial system in the run-up to the financial crisis in 2007 — a failing thathighlights the magnitude of the current challenges in managing the international financial system, says a new CIGI paper.
"Globalization may not have meant 'the end of history,' in Francis Fukuyama's famous phrase, but it has meant 'the end of geography' as we have known it," notes CIGI Distinguished Fellow Jorge Heine, commenting on Indo-Latin American partnerships.
CIGI Distinguished Fellow Jorge Heine comments on recent events in Paraguay and their significance for democracy in the region. (NOTE: This article is only available in Chinese.)
"We need to shake off the false comfort of complacency, relying too heavily on the past to determine our future," write Derek Bruney and CIGI Distinguished Fellow Fen Osler Hampson in outlining options for Canadian exports going forward.