Tokayev bites the reform bullet

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev President of the Republic of Kazakhstan speaks at 77th General Assembly of the United Nations at UN Headquarters in New York on 20 September 2022 (Photo: Lev Radin/Sipa USA via Reuters).

Author: Marian Seliga, J&T Bank In response to anti-government protests that broke out in Kazakhstan in January 2022, Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has called for reforms that might significantly change the country’s political landscape. Tokayev signed a decree on constitutional…

Vietnam climbs the chip value chain

Employees make their way to work at the Samsung factory in Thai Nguyen province, north of Hanoi, Vietnam, 13 October 2016 (PHOTO: Nguyen Huy Kham via Reuters Connect).

Authors: Phan Le and Hai Thanh Nguyen, CIEM The CEO of Samsung Electronics met with Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and announced a US$850 million investment to manufacture semiconductor components in Thai Nguyen province on 5 August 2022. The…