China and Greece on the same Belt and Road

The “win-win” character of Chinese investments in Greece is not a firework but a fair assessment. While Beijing is implementing its Belt and Road Initiative, Athens can count on some cash and more importantly on additional business deals which […]

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Is China dividing Europe?

The partnership between China and the EU has  encountered challenges. One of the most significant problems was the EU’s decision to deny China its market economy status, which has fueled serious disagreements. This decision intensified a pre-existing debate on the future repercussions of China’s involvement on the Old Continent […]

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The 9th BRICS annual summit and globalization

The 9th BRICS annual summit does not take place under normal economic conditions, though. Donald Trump’s presidency has caused serious concerns about the future of globalization. The beginning of a new era of protectionism […]

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Much promise in Sino-Turkish relations

In China’s current approach to the Mediterranean Basin, Turkey is particularly significant. Its geographical position along with the economic opportunities it offers obviously makes the country part of the Belt and Road Initiative […]

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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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