Beads Show European Trade in African Interior Used Indigenous Routes

A large and a small glass bead.

Tiny glass beads discovered in mountain caves about 25 miles from the shores of Lake Malawi in eastern-central Africa provide evidence that European trade in the continent’s hinterland was built on Indigenous trade routes from the coast to the interior that had existed for centuries. (Image: via Dan Renzetti)

When Australia Stood Up to China

Australia has not suffered as much as China thought from trade restrictions.

Australia was able to diversify its global market, which led to a total of US$4.4 billion worth of exports to countries outside of China in 2021. (Image: via Pixabay)

China Is Developing Its Capacity Through Weaponizing Trade

Train cars filled with coal.

Weaponizing trade - Coal is one of the Australian exports that have been hit hard by China's retaliatory measures. (Image: via Wikimedia Commons)

How Taiwan Beat China to Emerge as Asia’s Top-Performing Economy in 2020

Taiwanese semiconductor chip.

Taiwan is a powerhouse in the production of semiconductors. (Image: via Gennady Kurinov Dreamstime)

China’s Violations of WTO Regulations Leading to Mistrust

Containers on a container ship.

After the pandemic breakout last year, the U.S. and several other countries have become skeptical about continuing trading activities with China. (Image: Huating via Dreamstime)

Australians Call for Boycott of Chinese Businesses

A nearly empty wineglass.

Australian wineries have called for a boycott of Chinese businesses. (Image: JillWellington via Pixabay)

The Connection Between Ancient China and Somalia

Greater Cape Town, South Africa.

China's debt-trap diplomacy is harming Africa. (Image: via Wikimedia Commons)

U.S.-China Trade Conflict: How and When Will It End?

Negotiating U.S.-China trade deal.

The trade war between the U.S. and China has been going on for the past several months, and many people are starting to wonder why the trade talks haven’t been able to resolve the dispute. (Image: via Wikimedia Commons)

How China’s BRI Threatens the State of the World

The U.S. May Soon Finalize a Trade Deal With China

Shaking hands.

A U.S.-China trade deal is expected soon. (Image: via Pixabay)