So a Chinese firm is buying the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan. This is being taken by some as another sign of China's wealth, prominence on the global stage, rise at the expense of the US, and so on. It may be closer to the opposite: a sign that opportunities within China have already faded.
As the IMF annual meetings begin, policymakers ought to focus on how central banks can coordinate their monetary policies to avoid creating asset price bubbles or instigating currency wars.
The international community must have a realistic and transparent discussion of how to distribute the costs of supporting Ukraine, which are likely to be much greater than the IMF's current estimate.
Russia and the West have fundamentally different views on Russia's legimitate interest in Ukraine. The resulting escalating sanctions are now threatening economic growth for all of Europe.
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