How do Chinese companies invest abroad?

Interests of Chinese companies have varied according to specific junctures. A close look at their content and nature outlines a significant differentiation. In particular, data presented by Bloomberg […]

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Trump’s Paris visit and China

it is worth-mentioning that both Trump and Macron referred to their Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping with great respect in the press conference. Trump described him as a “friend” who “loves China” and “wants to do what’s right for [it].” Macron announced that he will visit Beijing […]

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Whither Sino-European Relations?

The 19th China-EU Summit took place at a critical moment for world affairs. The decision of U.S. President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement leaves many questions unanswered on how international cooperation will proceed […]

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Whither Sino-European relations?

The 19th China-EU Summit took place at a critical moment for world affairs. The decision of U.S. President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement leaves many questions unanswered on how international cooperation will proceed under his presidency. While his decision has been negatively framed across the world, other powers need to share the responsibility to lead the initiative and tackle global warming […]

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Greek and Chinese officials and scholars talk about OBOR

Greek officials and scholars on Thursday 11 May 2017 hailed the results of Greek-Chinese cooperation at Piraeus port in recent years, and expressed confidence of more remarkable benefits for Greece and China in the future under the Belt and Road Initiative […]

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ROK election: Implications for China and the US

The presidential election of May 9 in South Korea has special importance. After months of political paralysis and massive protests due to former President Park Geun-hye’s alleged involvement in a corruption scandal and her subsequent impeachment […]

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How will China read Europe after Macron’s victory?

To put it bluntly, Macron won the election not because most citizens trust him but because he is viewed as the antidote to the rise of the far-right. So, as opposed to his pre-election efforts, the post-election mission will be much more challenging for Macron. It will be very difficult for him to challenge Berlin’s superiority.  This vindicates China’s strategy to approach the EU as an entity but also interpret it as being mainly led by Germany […]

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