The World Ahead: India and China

The rise of India and China will have profound implications for the rest of our increasingly interconnected world


As India and China rise, the potential shift in power from West to East would coincide with rapid, seismic changes in demography and technology which promise to transform today’s international order. These fundamental changes require us to reconsider our long-term engagement with India and China, and what this means for our current approaches to both nations.

Led by Sir Oliver Letwin, our World Ahead programme asks not how the wider world can ‘deal with’ India and China but rather how we work with them to create a new international architecture that can transform the lives of billions, end widespread poverty and foster a new era of stability and prosperity.

Programme lead

Oliver Letwin

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