Australia iron ore industry: after the boom, beyond the bust
Saudi Arabia’s oil strategy: impact on the US shale oil and gas industry
Saudi Arabia’s decision to maintain its production output and not support oil prices is driven by the desire of the country to kill the USA’s oil and gas shale industry. This article will analyse the current situation and assess whether this has been successful.
Game of oil: Saudi Arabia’s massive geopolitical bet
China’s global M&Ms trade war
The continuous decrease of China’s industrial indexes in recent months has made China’s economic slowdown increasingly obvious. This decrease results from a declining share of investments in GDP, the will of government to shift its economic model toward more domestic consumption, services and higher value added industries, but also the […]
Shale gas exploitation in the US, economics and geopolitics consequences
Shale gas and oil are natural resources globally present in the sedimentary rocks of Earth. Shale gas is contained in rock insufficiently permeable to be easily exploited and only the fracturing of these rocks liberates the gas. To do so, oil companies have to use unconventional methods such as horizontal […]
Sino-Australian Trade: Mining Boom and Beyond
Australia has been heavily relying on Chinese growth in the last decade. But as the Middle Kingdom is slowing down faster than anticipated, what does it mean for Australia? In this article, we will focus on the relationship between China and Australia, and especially Chinese investments in Australia.
China’s Demand, World Commodity Prices and the Australian Economy
Over the last 30 years, the “Chinese miracle” had a profound effect on the global economy. In many countries and industries, China has transformed the dynamics that ruled the world in the last 50 years. Specifically, this impact has been very strong in commodity prices.