Vice president, China Institutes for Contemporary Int'l Relations
Sep 12 , 2019
The G7 Summit, which just concluded at the French seaside resort of Biarritz, showed that Europe and the United States diverge with and even increasingly confront each other on trade issues. Considering its fading influence, the continued value of the G7 has been thrown into doubt, even by European academia.
Apr 11 , 2019
The European Council has issued a new definition of China: from the EU perspective, China is simultaneously a political and economic challenger and a partner in multilateral global governance. Through established forums like the G20 and UN, along with new iniatitives like the Belt and Road or the “16+1” format, China and Europe can build on their trade partnership to face common challenges like climate change.
Oct 10 , 2018
The document conveys a desire to work with China.
Aug 03 , 2018
Although Donald Trump’s trade wars have opened the door to China-EU cooperation, China must also remember that the EU will not be its ally on every issue.
Feb 07 , 2018
China’s relations with Europe are improving, but still fraught with contentious issues.
Oct 16 , 2017
Changes in Germany’s political landscape manifested in the election results despite Angela Merkel’s fourth term win. These changes will alter the course of the country’s future.
Jun 15 , 2017
As cooperation advances and with a shared position on climate change, China-EU relations are likely to maintain a momentum of steady growth, and cooperation will become increasingly important in this world of increased uncertainties about the US.
May 16 , 2017
While the new French leader will focus an enormous amount of resources on domestic reform, he will also try to accomplish something big in foreign affairs. As a pro-EU president of France, Macron will make the restart of the Franco-German engine his primary task.
Jul 21 , 2016
China wishes both the EU and the UK prosperity and success in the future. With Brexit having little relevance in China-EU relations, it should not become a distraction in developing and improving ties.
Jun 30 , 2016
Longstanding frictions between London and Brussels came to a head with security and immigration issues. In the final analysis, the EU needs to bring itself closer to the masses, and respond positively to such public concerns as employment and security. That is the only way for the EU to retain support from member countries and sustain its vitality.