CPSC Monitor (July 1st –July 7th, 2024)

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CHINA

1. SCO demonstration area emerges as logistics hub for international trade

https://english.www.gov.cn/news/202407/07/content_WS6689e732c6d0868f4e8e8f58.html

2. China and Russia highlight ‘tectonic shifts in global politics’

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/7/4/china-and-russia-highlight-tectonic-shifts-in-global-politics

3. China Extends Crucial Lifeline to Russia’s Wartime Economy https://www.newsweek.com/china-extends-crucial-lifeline-russia-wartime-economy-gas-1919554
4. How China and Russia Compete, and Cooperate, in Central Asia https://www.nytimes.com/2024/07/03/world/asia/china-russia-central-asia.html
5. China rebuilds ties with Central Europe

https://www.politico.eu/newsletter/china-watcher/china-rebuilds-ties-with-central-europe/

6. EU imposes tariffs of up to 38% on Chinese electric vehicles

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/7/4/eu-imposes-tariffs-of-up-to-38-on-chinese-electric-vehicles

7. Xi puts forward five proposals to develop China-Tajikistan ties https://english.www.gov.cn/news/202407/05/content_WS66879365c6d0868f4e8e8e89.html

 

CENTRAL ASIA

1. China reaches deal on Central Asian railway project linking it with Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3265685/china-reaches-deal-central-asian-railway-project-linking-it-kyrgyzstan-uzbekistan

2. World Bank in Central Asia

https://www.worldbank.org/en/region/eca/brief/central-asia

3. Azerbaijan takes control of four villages on border with Armenia as part of deal

https://www.arabnews.pk/node/2516576/world

4. China to help Central Asian states mitigate impact of floods, earthquakes and other hazards

https://eurasianet.org/china-to-help-central-asian-states-mitigate-impact-of-floods-earthquakes-and-other-hazards

5. Russian and Kazakh legislators set up information exchange to study foreign influence

https://eurasianet.org/russian-and-kazakh-legislators-set-up-information-exchange-to-study-foreign-influence

6. China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan railway project gets off the ground

https://eurasianet.org/china-kyrgyzstan-uzbekistan-railway-project-gets-off-the-ground

 

EAST ASIA

1. RBI, ASEAN countries to create instant cross-border retail payments platform.

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/indicators/rbi-asean-countries-to-create-instant-cross-border-retail-payments-platform/articleshow/111405772.cms

2. ASEAN, ROK launches project on critical minerals management and strategy for sustainable environment

https://asean.org/asean-rok-launches-project-on-critical-minerals-management-and-strategy-for-sustainable-environment/

3. ASEAN countries discuss improving regional disease preparedness

https://english.news.cn/20240703/503bdfe280e6479cbe4a69c7c6dfb804/c.html

4. East Asia Summit (EAS) Ambassadors in Jakarta gather for the Second Meeting of the EAS Group and EAS Group Retreat.

https://asean.org/east-asia-summit-eas-ambassadors-in-jakarta-gather-for-the-second-meeting-of-the-eas-group-and-eas-group-retreat/

5.  First ASEAN-G7 Next Leaders Forum convenes in Tokyo.

https://asean.org/first-asean-g7-next-leaders-forum-convenes-in-tokyo/