There is a vigorous debate among geopolitical and military scholars if, and when China will invade Taiwan. At the beginning of the Corona Virus pandemic, many believed that the timing could be ripe for China to militarily invade the island nation of Taiwan. This a long sought-after prize to “reunite China.”
Link to full Report: TR-20-134-001_China Taiwan hotwarFINAL.pdf
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The coronavirus outbreak in China has forced several countries to resort to stringent quarantine checks in their battle to contain the spread and the measures are starting to have a knock-on effect on the global commodities shipping market.
Delays in loading and delivery of cargoes in the tanker, dry bulk and container shipping segments are being reported due to ships being forced to sit idle amid a lack of crew availability.
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