Economy & Trade
  • Khan’s visit infuses momentum in ties
    2018-11-05 Liu Zongyi
    Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan started his first official visit to China Friday last week. The two nations signed 15 agreements on Saturday. Khan is also a guest of honor at the ongoing China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shangha... [FULL TEXT]
  • The New Face of China-Africa Relations
    2018-08-31 Zhang Chun
    The Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) scheduled for September will be the third summit of the forum since its inception in 2000. It will mark the first time that two FOCAC summits are held consecutively, follow... [FULL TEXT]
  • Making Developing Countries Beneficiaries of China’s Rise
    2018-09-04 Zhang Chun
    The 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) kicked off on September 3, which is a big celebration for the forum’s 18th birthday. This year’s summit brought three big “gifts” to China, Africa and the world.The fi... [FULL TEXT]
  • BRICS should close ranks against protectionism
    2018-07-26 Liu Zongyi
    The 10th BRICS Summit kicked off Wednesday in Johannesburg, South Africa. Under the theme "BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution," the summit has designed an extensive out... [FULL TEXT]
  • IS THE BRIC FUTURE ON TRACK——10TH BRICS Summit at Critical C...
    2018-07-26 Dan Steinbock
    Even amid trade wars and eroding global growth prospects, the large emerging BRIC economies remain positioned to surpass the largest advanced economies in about 15 years. The 10th BRICS Summit will take place in Johannesburg, South Asia. Le... [FULL TEXT]
  • Implications of the CIIE
    2018-05-18 Zhang Haibing
    Global trade governance faces unprecedented challenges. The World Trade Organization (WTO) has made limited progress in rulemaking for global trade, while regional free trade agreements (FTAs),bilateral FTAs, and national legislators of maj... [FULL TEXT]
  • How China Can Respond to Trump’s Tariff War
    2018-04-19 Dan Steinbock
    In the trade war against China, the White House’s “America First” advocates are relying on trade instruments that contained Japan’s rise in the 1980s. But China is not Japan. It has ten ways to hit back.On Tuesday, China said it would impos... [FULL TEXT]
  • Time to Safeguard Global Free Trade
    2018-04-10 Dan Steinbock
    For a year, President Trump has promoted global division and trade friction, while China has defended global trade and cooperation. It is time to defend the open, global economy.If President Xi Jinping’s speech was highly anticipated in the... [FULL TEXT]
  • The Petroyuan Shift: The Eclipse of the Petrodollar Monopoly
    2018-04-09 Dan Steinbock
    As oil can now be traded with RMB-denominated contracts, the rise of the petroyuan will accelerate the internationalization of the Chinese currency as investors begin to increase their allocations into Chinese financial assets. In late Marc... [FULL TEXT]
  • How Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Fail
    2018-03-18 Dan Steinbock
    The conventional view is that advanced economies have subdued corruption, which burdens mainly emerging countries. An alternative view is that dominant corruption indices are biased against emerging economies.In the most recent Corruption P... [FULL TEXT]