International Monetary Fund managing director Kristalina Georgieva speaks at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on January 17. Photo: DPA
International Monetary Fund managing director Kristalina Georgieva speaks at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on January 17. Photo: DPA
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

No one wins with a world split into two rival political-economic blocs

  • It’s safe to say US-led democracies will be on one side, and China and Russia leading the other. But how many others will join the second camp as economic conditions deteriorate?
  • Beijing is in a relatively strong position to consolidate and strengthen its position while the US and its allies struggle with long-standing economic problems

International Monetary Fund managing director Kristalina Georgieva speaks at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on January 17. Photo: DPA
International Monetary Fund managing director Kristalina Georgieva speaks at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on January 17. Photo: DPA
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