China & India

Sino-Indian Tensions: Sleepwalking into a Crisis?

Macroeconomics
137 Views, 18 Jan 2022 13:14
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • This is a highly political year for leaders of both countries, a time when neither can afford to be seen backing down should there be an unintended clash.
  • Yet, an arms build-up and an increasing contest for influence in the Indian Ocean region are creating conditions that an accidental confrontation could escalate into something nasty
  • Unless the top leadership intervenes with measures to cool tensions and build confidence, we would not be surprised to see another round of clashes like the one in May-June 2020.
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Manu Bhaskaran
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Centennial Asia Advisors
Multi-AssetMacroeconomicsThematic (Sector/Industry)

Mr. Bhaskaran is a leading Asian economist based in Singapore with more than 30 years of experience in studying economic... 

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