Does Poor Trade Performance Spell the End of China’s Export-Oriented Development?
Economy,China
By Sarah Y Tong - 21 Mar 2016

Does Poor Trade Performance Spell the End of China’s Export-Oriented Development?

In 2015, China’s total trade in goods contracted by 8 percent. The downward trend continued this year, as export and import in goods contracted by 9 percent and 14.9 percent (year on year) in January.
RMB: The Sooner the Depreciation, the Better
Economy

By Ming Zhang - 21 Mar 2016

RMB: The Sooner the Depreciation, the Better

Lines of Flight: The New Ph.D. as Migrant
Economy,Society

By Alvin Cheng-Hin Lim - 21 Mar 2016

Lines of Flight: The New Ph.D. as Migrant

Innovative Dynamism in the Dragon's Habitat
Economy,China,East Asia

Innovative Dynamism in the Dragon's Habitat

China has begun to maximize the deployment of its brain power intensively to transition into a knowledge-based economy with extensive R&D investments.
By Jong-Hak Eun - 11 Mar 2016 | 0 comments Read more...
Africa And China’s 21st Century Maritime Silk Road
Economy,China

Africa And China’s 21st Century Maritime Silk Road

Chinese investment and economic engagement in Africa can be expected to intensify under China’s development plans for what it has described as the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.
Laos And The Silk Road Economic Belt
Economy,Southeast Asia

Laos And The Silk Road Economic Belt

In his April 2014 meeting with the visiting Laotian Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong, Chinese President Xi Jinping highlighted the need for China and Laos to intensify their comprehensive strategic partnership to achieve their national development goals.
“A New Type of International Relations”: Xi Jinping's 2015 State Visits to the UK, Vietnam, and Singapore
Economy,China,Southeast Asia

“A New Type of International Relations”: Xi Jinping's 2015 State Visits to the UK, Vietnam, and Singapore

In his address to the United Nations General Assembly in late September 2015, Chinese President Xi Jinping advocated for a new type of international relations that is based on practical win-win cooperation.
Different Perceptions of China’s “One Belt One Road” Initiative
Economy,China

Different Perceptions of China’s “One Belt One Road” Initiative

After Beijing proposed the One Belt One Road initiative in 2013, some Western commentators expressed fear and concern that China will use it for narrow political or economic ends.
By Hong Zhao - 06 Mar 2016 | 0 comments Read more...
The 2015 BRICS-SCO Summits In Ufa: New Developments In Multilateralism
Economy,Central Asia

The 2015 BRICS-SCO Summits In Ufa: New Developments In Multilateralism

In mid-July 2015 the Russian city of Ufa was the venue for the 7th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) Summit and the 15th SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization) Summit.
China’s Transition To The “New Normal”: Challenges And Opportunities
Economy,China

China’s Transition To The “New Normal”: Challenges And Opportunities

In May 2014, Chinese President Xi Jinping raised the issue of China’s transition to a “new normal,” calling on the Chinese people to remain calm in the face of the economic slowdown.
Trans-Pacific Partnership: The View From China
Economy,China

Trans-Pacific Partnership: The View From China

On October 5, 2015 in Atlanta, trade negotiators from the US and eleven of its allies in the Pacific Rim reached final agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, sending the trade agreement back to their national legislatures for final ratification.
Recent Developments In Sino-Vietnamese Relations
Economy,China,Southeast Asia

Recent Developments In Sino-Vietnamese Relations

On June 29, 2015, Vietnam joined the other founding members of China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in signing the bank’s articles of agreement.
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