Every second train made in Germany is slated for export. The German train industry is competing with international companies from around the world.
A major train derailment in the Australian outback has halted a chunk of the country's iron ore exports to China. The incident exposed the fragility of miners' supply chains and their dependence on growth in China.
The seventh China-Africa summit was a diplomatic success for China. African countries can expect more cash injections. But this is not an equal partnership and the investments do not come without risks for both sides.
Online censorship and fewer digital privacy protections are "withering" democracy, warned a Freedom House report. China not only ranked the worst in internet freedom, but it is also exporting its model around the world.
Bangladesh is one of the world's impoverished nations. Yet, its economy has been growing rapidly over the past few years, thanks in no small part to its massive textile exports. But risks are looming on the horizon.
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