He Weiwen VP and Senior Fellow, Center for China and Globalization
Nov 24 , 2017
The trade deals signed during Trump’s recent visit to China represent a step in the right direction, but they won’t alter trade dynamics between the two countries.
Walker Rowe Publisher, Southern Pacific Review
Nov 20 , 2017
Why are Chinese people are interested in buying property in Cyprus? The opportunity for permanent EU residence has attracted many Chinese investors and real estate buyers. But after the financial crash of 2008, many Chinese investors lost a lot of money, and now sales of homes in Cyprus are up and down.
Nov 14 , 2017
Faced with a global economy in transition, we should uphold multilateralism, pursue shared growth through consultation and collaboration, forge closer partnerships, and build a community with a shared future for mankind.
Niu Tiehang Senior Fellow, CCIEE
Nov 14 , 2017
Trump has adjusted his tune from “America First” to a commitment to trade. He may go down as the greatest dealmaker in history.
Nov 13 , 2017
Chinese and U.S. companies signed deals valued at US$250 billion during President Trump's state visit to China. The deals include purchases of Boeing aircraft, Ford automobiles, U.S. soybeans and joint development of liquefied natural gas in Alaska.
Eric Harwit Professor, University of Hawaii Asian Studies Program
Nov 09 , 2017
China has kept strict rules on foreign automotive manufacturing investment for decades, but a projected deal by Tesla Motors in Shanghai may break a taboo on majority foreign ownership, and herald a new age for vehicle investors in the world’s largest auto market.
Yu Yongding Former President, China Society of World Economics
Nov 03 , 2017
In the past, the key challenge facing China was to stop importing “dark matter”: as one of the world’s largest net creditors, China needed to stop running an investment-income deficit. Today’s challenge is to avoid “matter annihilation”: China must prevent its net foreign assets from disappearing.
Hugh Stephens Distinguished Fellow, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
Oct 31 , 2017
In a non-NAFTA world, Canada and the U.S. will still continue to trade and the U.S. will continue to be Canada’s largest trading partner, albeit under somewhat different rules. The real change will be psychological. In the eyes of many in Canada, the U.S. can no longer be trusted to play by the rules, and to assume its traditional role as a champion for liberalized trade. Against this backdrop, Canada and China are going through the preliminary stages of launching their own trade negotiations.
Christopher A. McNally Professor of Political Economy, Chaminade University
Oct 30 , 2017
China is increasingly insisting that its oil imports be denominated in Chinese yuan instead of U.S. dollars. If successful, this could make the yuan into the globe’s second or third most important currency overnight. Given that China’s imports will soon dwarf those of the United States, it is perhaps just a matter of time until the more than a half century reign of the petrodollar comes to an end.
Amy Zhao M.A. Student, NYU Shanghai
Oct 30 , 2017
The policy of ‘internet sovereignty’ has officially given the Chinese authorities the right to control internet content. An ongoing campaign carried out by the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology aims at “cleaning and standardizing” the internet environment. When in China, foreign businesses are required to abide by Chinese internet laws and regulations. How will this affect their willingness to invest in China?