South Africa’s rand, Zambia’s kwacha, and Somalia’s shilling were Africa’s best-performing currencies in 2016:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…— Brookings Global (@BrookingsGlobal) Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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On the one hand, it's a drop in the ocean, because it won't change what's happening on the ground. On the other hand, it would represent a shift to a more realistic approach toward what's happening in Venezuela. By sanctioning the vice president, the U.S. government is acknowledging that the Venezuelan government has drug dealers at the highest ranks of government.
It is still in Japan’s strategic interest to keep alluding to the need to keep the ideas behind the TPP alive.
If you’re looking for new markets, Africa is the place to be. But right now, the U.S. is not leveraging Africa’s huge potential. By contrast, the Chinese are there, and they are willing to take risks.