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Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in Nikkei Asian Review’s Cover Story on How the Coronavirus is Reshaping Asia’s Borders, Business and Trade


Professor Julien Chaisse, Associate Member of RCCL, explains that as countries turn inward, pandemic threatens the foundations of globalization. Asian economies that have relied on their openness to thrive — as financial and corporate hubs, such as Singapore and Hong Kong; as keystones of global supply chains, such as Taiwan, Bangladesh and Vietnam; or as tourist centers, like Thailand — have had to rapidly and comprehensively isolate themselves. Read the full article here: Peter Guest, “How the coronavirus is reshaping Asia’s borders, business and trade’, Nikkei Asian Review, 1 April 2020 <>.