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Published on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Updated on Monday, October 7, 2019

Geo-World: Conflict & Protest September

On the 70th anniversary of China, violent protests took place in Hong Kong. Meanwhile hope has increased for US-China trade talks. US House announced that would officially launch an impeachment inquiry against Trump. In UK, the Brexit agenda has intensified. Drone attacks against Saudi oil facilities have increased risks.

Key points

  • Key points:
  • Hong Kong protests intensify on the 70th anniversary of China. More than 100 people were injured. The U.S Congress aims to monitor the development closely.
  • Brexit related political fight intensifies in London. Prime Minister and the opposition are fighting to have an upper hand in the Brexit agenda.
  • Democrats flex muscles for impeachment inquiry. House Speaker Pelosi said they would launch a formal impeachment inquiry against President Trump.
  • Drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities increased risks. Drone attacks cost 5.7 million barrels of crude oil per day. Protests in Egypt have also triggered more stress in the region.

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