Western Companies as Bargaining Chips in Wartime Russia
Of the many great costs imposed by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, attacks on international businesses operating within Russia may receive the least sympathy with Western audiences...Read more
The G20’s IMEC Initiative: An Alternative Trade Corridor to China’s Belt and Road Initiative
The recent G20 summit in New Delhi witnessed the launch of a $20 billion India-Middle East-Europe Corridor (IMEC), an ambitious multi-pronged network aiming to connect goods and services between Europe and Asia—via the Middle East—more sustainably and efficiently...Read more
Transatlantic Antitrust: Convergence, Divergence or Something Else?
In the trade and investment areas we are seeing moves towards protectionism and the politicization of some aspects of antitrust and competition policy resulting in some divergence between the EU and the United States...Read more
What Does Latin America’s Prioritization Mean for Business?
As Latin American leaders put Latin America first and take more control of their national resources and industries, private sector representatives should use this opportunity...Read more
Primer: De-Dollarization: Are We at an Economic Tipping Point?
Our Primer has all you need to know about de-dollarization in two minutes or less...Read more
EU-U.S. Transatlantic Relations: Navigating Uncertain Times
The United States and the European Union (EU) have enjoyed a long-term strategic political, economic and trade partnership for many decades. However, the last few years have been challenging for several reasons and it’s evident on both sides of the Atlantic that these two need to strengthen their dialogue and cooperation if they want to keep their strategic relationship alive and well functioning...Read more
Digest From the Spring 2023 IMF and World Bank Group Meetings
Read the APCO Strategic Partnerships & Global Engagement team’s takeaways from the April 2023 World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund meetings...Read more
International Relations Pivoting Geo-commerce on the War-torn World Stage
While India’s G20 presidency was said to be geared toward the nation emerging as a voice for the ‘global south’ as well as playing a critical role on issues of global importance, the changed geo-political scenario—due to the Russia-Ukraine war and developed economies’ growing aversion to China’s influence—have dominated the discussions so far...Read more