• US Quest for Iran Regime Change: Will EU Sustain the Nuclear...
    2018-05-16 Dan Steinbock
    Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal was the wrong decision in the wrong time. It is likely to compound global political, economic and security risks. Now EU must sustain the nuclear deal, along with Russia and China.For three year... [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]
  • The Secret of the Swiss Miracle
    2016-12-26 Den Steinbock
    Between economist Joseph Stiglitz’s opening and my closing keynote in the European Pensions and Investment Summit, a slate of fund managers expressed their growing concerns about adequate yields. Indeed, already weeks before the UK&rs... [FULL TEXT]
    2016-12-26 Den Steinbock
    As the Eurozone is amid secular stagnation, its old fiscal, monetary and banking challenges are escalating, along with new threats, including the Brexit, demise of Schengen, anti-EU opposition and geopolitical friction. According to Dan Ste... [FULL TEXT]
  • The EU Division over China’s Market Economy Status
    2016-03-16 Den Steinbock
    The dispute over Chinas “market economy status” (MES) divides Europe by countries and industries.It stems from China’s 2001 agreement to join the World Trade Organisation (WTO), which Beijing believes required countries to grant MES t... [FULL TEXT]
  • Europe’s Hard Choices: Change or Decline
    2017-01-04 Den Steinbock
    Today, Europe is struggling with a series of old and new challenges. Hard choices can no longer be deferred.For half a decade, Europe has struggled with excessive debt (which remains excessively high), fiscal adjustment (which has failed to... [FULL TEXT]
  • What’s behind German and French leaders’ visits to China?
    2015-11-13 Zhang Haibing
    Interactions between Chinese and European leaders intensify in recent days. Immediately after Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to Britain from October 19 to 23, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois H... [FULL TEXT]
  • The dynamics of China-Europe rapprochement
    2015-11-04 Jin Liangxiang
    China-EU relations have become much warmer in recent weeks. Shortly after President Xi Jinpings visit to U.K., King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande respectively cam... [FULL TEXT]
  • Time to take Sino-EU relations to a new level
    2014-04-02 Den Steinbock
    BRUSSELS - As the first Chinese leader to visit the EU headquarters, President Xi Jinping is seeking a new trade opening with Brussels, which needs deeper economic relations for its recovery agenda.In China President Xi’s visit to the... [FULL TEXT]
  • President Xi Jinping’s Visit to Europe: Flying over the Silk...
    2014-03-24 Fang Xiao
    President Xi Jinping will kick off a trip to Europe on March 22, 2014 since his inauguration of President. Xi will participate in the international Nuclear Security Summit scheduled to be held in The Hague, and make a state visit to Netherl... [FULL TEXT]