• India’s attitude may hinder Tibet’s B&R involvement
    2017-07-24 Liu Zongyi
    A number of provinces and cities are eager to be involved in the "Belt and Road"(B&R) initiative, including Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The opening-up of Tibet is in line with the general trend, but due to some historical and... [FULL TEXT]
  • Implementation of the 2030 Agenda by G20 members: how to add...
    2017-07-06 Chen Dongxiao,Paulo Esteves,Edna Martinez ,Imme Scholz
    Chen Dongxiao (Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS)), Paulo Esteves (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro / BRICS Policy Center), Edna Martinez (Proactivo Sostenible), Imme Scholz (German Development Inst... [FULL TEXT]
  • Are Advanced Economies Ready for Recovery, Really? Or Global...
    2017-07-04 Dan Steinbock
    Until recently, the conventional wisdom was that China’s contribution to global reflation would be increasingly accompanied by those of the US and Europe. Yet, the realities may look grimmer than anticipated.Usually, the term ‘reflation’ is... [FULL TEXT]
  • China’s First Half of 2017: Growth amid Deleveraging
    2017-06-28 Dan Steinbock
    Despite seemingly mixed messages, China’s great shift from easing to tightening has begun. While growth will continue to decelerate, it can still remain on the deceleration track, even as deleveraging has begun.In May, Moody’s Investor Serv... [FULL TEXT]
  • Belt and Road remains open to India despite absence at recen...
    2017-06-03 Liu Zongyi
    The two-day Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in mid-May held in Beijing attracted more than 130 countries. Even the US and Japan sent high-level delegations to participate in China's biggest diplomatic event of the year. In... [FULL TEXT]
  • Better Expectation Management after the Belt and Road Forum
    2017-06-02 Chen Dongxiao
    The much anticipated inaugural Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation has been successfully concluded, producing a fair number of agreements. More importantly, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced at the closing ceremony that C... [FULL TEXT]
  • China can help Myanmar with its problems
    2017-05-22 Zhou Shixin
    Despite significant political changes in Myanmar in recent years, leaders from the country and from China have maintained a high level of mutual trust, as reflected by frequent visits and the consensus reached on a number of issues.In Augus... [FULL TEXT]
  • Indian worry over China-Nepal drill outdated
    2017-04-21 Liu Zongyi
    China and Nepal kicked off their first-ever joint military exercise, code-named "Sagarmatha Friendship 2017," on April 16 at Nepal Army's Para Training School in Kathmandu. The drill will last 10 days and its main purposes are counterterror... [FULL TEXT]
  • Redefining the U.S.-China Relationship
    2017-04-10 Zhang Zhexin
    Since U.S. President Donald Trump took office, many observers have been increasingly concerned that his harsh rhetoric and unclear policy toward China may cause severe turbulence in the bilateral relationship and could even affect the world... [FULL TEXT]
  • China’s Rise in Global Robotics: Toward Consolidation
    2017-03-24 Dan Steinbock
    Chinese robotics is positioned for leadership in global robotics, as the emerging industry is moving toward increasing rivalry and consolidation. In the new and emerging industry, the rise of innovative robotics startups heralds the future.... [FULL TEXT]