Associate Fellow, Institute of American Studies, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations
Dec 01, 2023
An overemphasis on competition may lead to pessimism and miscalculation. While the United States appears to be upgrading measures designed to pressure China, it should also strengthen its economic and trade ties. Interdependence and mutual benefit are excellent motivators.
Nov 20, 2023
The summit meeting of presidents Xi Jinping and Joe Biden was an opportunity to redefine the narrative, find balance and set a precedent for a more predictable framework in which global challenges can be tackled together. The world is watching.
Nov 10, 2023
Constructive progress on the diplomatic front is a positive development, but China and the United States are nevertheless experiencing some growing challenges. But exaggerating the competitive aspects of the relationship could be misleading.
Sep 08, 2023
America is working to advance its trade ties with China while at the same time escalating export controls and pressure to manage the great power rivalry. The recent visit by Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo reinforces the point.
Jul 26, 2023
Despite is softer sound when compared with decoupling, de-risking will not enhance U.S. national security. Unexpected consequences will follow as countries grow more cautious in choosing trading partners. Nor will de-risking enhance U.S. competitiveness. Rather, it will hinder innovation and suppress productivity.
Apr 26, 2023
Financial markets are grounded in trust. When trust falters, dislocation follows. Panic in short-term financing markets in the United States could ignite a larger crisis in the overall economy, creating a vicious circle that undermines growth.
Mar 24, 2023
A more assertive Congress is moving steadily against China. Various factions seek to out-tough each other to gain public support, oblivious to the economic toll. Deviation from free market rules means higher costs for U.S. businesses and damage to U.S. industry.
Feb 01, 2023
America’s efforts to reduce reliance on Chinese supply chains may limit China’s economic options in the short term. But this is not sustainable. In the long term, the rise of the Chinese economy cannot be stopped.