Professor of International Politics, Free University Brussels
Jun 29 , 2016
The relationship between China and the United Kingdom was close, especially in economic terms, though as Jonathan Holslag argues, China may need to find a new preferred partner. Europe is at a juncture: it remains to be seen whether frustration about alleged unfair competition from China will lead to a much more protectionist trade policy, whether the European Commission grants China Market Economy Status, and whether a fragmented European position on trade could strengthen China’s own geopolitical position.
Sep 16 , 2013
China’s Central Committee will gather later this year for a session that will shape the outlook of the global economy. Despite hopes that China will announce a rebalancing strategy, Jonathan Holslag believes Beijing will continue its high export policies.