Former Deputy Permanent Representative of China’s Mission to the UN Office in Geneva
Dec 05, 2023
The answer is no. But you’d never know it by listening to the United States and European Union, who want to scare foreign investors away. The more China opens up, the darker the picture they paint. They won’t be impressed, no matter how hard China tries to improve.
Oct 24, 2023
Washington’s claims of non-compliance by China are a wish list in disguise. It wants to abrogate China’s rights and impose its own will in reshaping the Chinese economic model. So it should be no surprise that it cooked up a way to do that via the World Trade Organization.
Sep 21, 2023
Given Washington’s strategic hostility toward China and its continual assertion of national security, it’s unrealistic to expect a general improvement in economic and commercial ties. New curbs on China — and more friction — are likely in the offing.
Aug 13, 2023
Washington’s economic re-engagement with the global south is largely driven by its desire to counter Beijing’s growing clout. Trade between China and other developing countries has flourished, and Chinese investment in other developing countries has multiplied. All this has caused serious concerns in Washington.
Feb 21, 2023
America’s professed commitment to the WTO is suspect: What it really wants is to reshape the organization in its own image. By rejecting the WTO ruling against it, the U.S. is putting the teetering trade body at risk.
Feb 07, 2023
America shamelessly uses other countries to further its own agenda, disregarding their needs. It has split the world and kept it in a state of perennial conflict since World War II and is now invoking the nightmarish return of the Cold War.
Oct 12, 2022
An anti-development drive by the United States aims to undercut China in the Solomon Islands and elsewhere. Washington portrays China as a bad actor, sows discord and sets up exclusive trading blocs in a geopolitical tsunami designed to maintain U.S. dominance.
Sep 27, 2022
Washington’s initiatives are being pitched as an “alternative to China,” as they divide developing countries and solidify U.S. control. The IPEF may compete with ASEAN, raising questions about the bloc’s centrality.
Sep 14, 2022
Capping the price of Russian oil will mean that unfettered trade in accordance with the law of supply and demand will be undermined. Free markets will be distorted when the “invisible hand” is replaced by anti-market government intervention.
Jul 29, 2022
Europe’s interests require that it strongly back the global trading system and establish multilateral independence toward other countries, especially China. Strategically autonomy, however, means the EU must break away from its reliance on Washington.