How important is NATO to the U.S. dollar? While President Trump asks for more contributions from the NATO member states, a retreat from the lead of the alliance could affect the dollar as the global leading currency. Prof. Rolf J. Langhammer explains in our interview what is at stake if NATO’s financial system is restructured, especially with regard to China.
Stefan Kooths, Head of Forecasting Center at the IfW Kiel Institute for the World Economy, and Galina Potjagailo, IfW Kiel Institute for the World Economy, break down the potential transatlantic trade conflict, saying that foreign direct investments may play a large role in keeping this conflict from becoming a trade war.
Is it a good idea to protect the national market against foreign influence? One answer, two possible answers if you take a look at the different approaches the new Trump administration and China’s government’s take. We talked to Rolf J. Langhammer about the differences between China’s and the U.S.A.’s strategies.
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, GES president Dennis Snower was interviewed by the Deutsche Welle News on Donald Trump’s plans for the U.S. economy. He expressed his concerns about Trump’s policies regarding tariffs, potential trade wars, and the U.S. – German relationship.
While the Chinese yuan has experienced a depreciation in the past months, the reasons behind this development are complex. We talked to Prof. Rolf J. Langhammer about this issue and whether President-Elect Donald Trump’s tweets on this matter were correct.