China
  • BRICS: Unity is power
    2017-09-04 Zhu Ming
    China will host the ninth BRICS leaders' summit in Xiamen, a coastal city in southeast China's Fujian Province, in September. I think that the most important issue for China as host at this year’s BRICS summit is unity. As President Xi Jinp... [FULL TEXT]
  • BRICS summit forges path for new decade
    2017-09-01 Liu Zongyi
    With the complete withdrawal of the Indian military from the Doklam region on Monday, a 71-day border standoff was brought to an end and effectively ushered in a more favorable political atmosphere for the 9th BRICS summit in Xiamen on Sept... [FULL TEXT]
  • Shifting the momentum on the Korean Peninsula
    2017-08-28 Chen Dongxiao
    Beijing has long held three objectives for East Asia, and the Korean Peninsula in particular.The first is to promote general peace and stability premised on North Korea's diplomatic normalisation with the United States and South Korea.The s... [FULL TEXT]
  • China, EU can cooperate in Middle East
    2017-08-08 Jin Liangxiang
    I was in Brussels on a short academic visit with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung office from June 21 through July 8, and was able to meet a number of EU officials thanks to my host's thoughtful arrangements.These fruitful contacts convinced me... [FULL TEXT]
  • Trump’s “First America” Trade Frictions Are About to Begin
    2017-07-26 Dan Steinbock
    After the US-Sino Comprehensive Economic Dialogue, trade issues are alienating not only China and America’s NATO allies – but its NAFTA partners, Canada and Mexico.As the Trump administration’s first US-Sino Comprehensive Economic Dialogue ... [FULL TEXT]
  • 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]