As the world struggled economically in 2020, Chinese investment in infrastructure-related construction projects saved many countries from a much worse fate than they would have otherwise endured.
Nine of the ten busiest ports in the world are based in Asia, with China dominating the list and Shanghai taking over from Singapore in the number one spot.
The global shipping industry is experiencing a container shortage caused by Covid-19 and China's buoyant export market. Is there any hope of a resolution?
As the Taliban's advance through lithium-rich Afghanistan raises questions about the metal's supply, demand and price, Investment Monitor assesses the global picture.
The UK manufacturing sector is still struggling with Brexit and Covid-19, making the government's £53m injection a welcome move. More is needed, however.
The battle is on for electric vehicle dominance in China, as international tech brands attempt to follow Tesla's lead, while domestic players are fighting back.
When the UK government's subsidy towards Nissan's £1bn electric vehicle hub in Sunderland was announced, critics claimed it was a sign of post-Brexit weakness. This is not the case.
The world’s leading offshore oil and gas industry companies operate an average of 130.2 subsidiaries each. We reveal the global hotspots for these operations.
The world’s leading mining companies operate an average of 95.5 subsidiaries each. We reveal the global hotspots for these operations.
Rare earth elements are essential to the clean and technology revolutions taking place around the world, but China dominates their mining. Will the West intervene?