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"All told, the signals hint that this year's Beidaihe is going on for longer than usual. If rumors are correct, Xi… https://t.co/6ogqBx2ew0


@anilvohra69 @SoberLook Poops sorry


Disunited States: The cultural and political zones of the US mapped by type of settlement and colonization. Why mak… https://t.co/CmiOtkfRtf


@davidfickling @RajaKorman One of those exchanges that makes you feel really good about twitter!


@georgemagnus1 @Brad_Setser @davidfickling great point!


@davidfickling I totally agree. I used to teach a lot of Mark Harrison’s stuff on inflation in the soviet system an… https://t.co/Z2U7VQnEDf


@davidfickling the overland point is very well taken. That figure you have for $1bn of merchandise on a big container ship is mind-blowing!


The India-auto discontinuity to come: Currently sales of cars and commercial vehicles in India are only 4m units v.… https://t.co/xV6I2xaypQ


@davidfickling Really learned a lot from it. Its a fascinating theme.


Reminder of just how slim…

Reminder of just how slim Turkey’s useable reserves are. From @OxfordEconomics https://t.co/tqfiEzqbQF


China’s huge investment push is spread inefficiently across many unproductive regions. Will this lead to “imperial… https://t.co/NeoFSSS7Zf


Value of freight btw Europe and Yiwu on land route is only $330m in 1st 4 months of 2018 = one third of what you’d… https://t.co/kFn0DVk22c


Is China underspending on the maritime Silk Road and concentrating too much on difficult and uneconomic land routes… https://t.co/tz0vMYuGKh


Railways, ports, coal mines, roads, industrial districts, airports - One Belt One Road Projects across S and SE Asi… https://t.co/uLHHqzFuxr


This graph is supposed to illustrate that China is hitting the limits of its labour force. But what I find more str… https://t.co/8uezrcNlAK

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