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Cornelia Meyer

Cornelia Meyer is a business consultant, macro-economist and energy expert.

Twitter: @MeyerResources

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New US-China rivalry will force the world to take sides

When a new great power emerges to challenge the status quo, disturbance is inevitable — so it was only a matter of time before the US and China clashed.

July 18, 2020

Tourism: One of the sectors hardest hit by COVID-19

As Dubai opens its doors to foreign tourists, this is as good a time as any to look at the importance of tourism for the global economy.

July 08, 2020

How the virus put a spanner in the Brexit works

What a difference six months make. In January, all eyes in the UK and many in Europe were on Brexit. Then the COVID-19 pandemic took the world in its grip and Brexit disappeared from the news bulletins. Now Black Lives Matter demonstrations dominate the agenda.

June 13, 2020

The US is stronger with allies than without

Amid the coronavirus pandemic and the George Floyd protests spreading from Minnesota to the world, a significant move by Donald Trump last week went almost unnoticed. The president ordered the Pentagon to withdraw 9,500 US troops from Germany, reducing the number to 25,000.

June 06, 2020

Where to go in oil markets after May’s stunning price performance

May was easily the best month ever for West Texas Intermediate (WTI), which appreciated nearly 80 percent from May 1 to May 29. Brent rose by 43 percent over the same period.

June 02, 2020