Sara Hsu CEO, China Rising Capital Forecast
Jun 13 , 2019
Rare earths may be the next target in the US-China trade war, but cutting off exports to the US will backfire on China in the long-run as companies look to other countries as permanent replacement suppliers of the elements.
James H. Nolt Adjunct Professor at New York University
Jun 12 , 2019
The U.S.-China trade conflict is not simply a war over tariffs and unfair competition, but rather a manifestation of a broader problem within the global political economy itself.
Mel Gurtov Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Portland State University
Jun 12 , 2019
Trump’s belligerent style in waging the trade war overlooks China’s history of stiff resistance against stronger foes. The US-China relationship is the world’s most important, and if we don’t get it right, the chances of a violent outcome increase significantly.
Richard Burchill Director of Research and Engagement for TRENDS Research & Advisory, UAE
Jun 11 , 2019
The Belt and Road Initiative is slowly evolving from a mere label describing various ad hoc projects into a formal institution. The Second Belt and Road Forum underscores progress in creating multilateral architecture.
Zhang Jun Dean, School of Economics, Fudan University
Jun 10 , 2019
Just when a trade agreement between the United States and China appeared to be in sight, negotiators found themselves back at square one. The immediate reason for the disruption was China’s insistence on a substantially rewritten draft agreement, which, according to US President Donald Trump’s administration, reneges on previously agreed terms. But the root cause of China’s changes to the draft – the reason behind its reluctance to meet US demands – lies in a fundamental miscalculation by the Trump administration.
Dan Steinbock Founder, Difference Group
Jun 08 , 2019
In the Shangri-La Summit, the Trump administration introduced a new, muscular Indo-Pacific strategy, which is fueled by private interests and foreign governments - not the interests of the US, China or emerging Asia.
Philip Cunningham Independent Scholar
Jun 06 , 2019
While the “debate” between Fox News anchor Trish Regan and CGTN anchor Liu Xin was more of a letdown than a showdown, it nonetheless was a step towards much-needed Sino-US dialogue.
Zhang Monan Senior Fellow, China International Economic Exchanges Center
Jun 06 , 2019
The China-US trade war is putting tremendous strain on the Chinese economy. But if policymakers act wisely, they can leverage this external pressure to expedite key reforms — restructuring China’s economy to emphasize innovation and thus move upstream in the global value chain, while expanding free trade agreements abroad.
Leonardo Dinic NYU Alumnus with a Master’s Degree in International Relations
Jun 04 , 2019
As Huawei hysteria develops, Western governments and their media systems present China as an ideological adversary opposed to traditional US views on privacy. In doing so, is Washington pitching China as a new and more dangerous opponent of western liberal democracy?
Giulio Pugliese King’s College London, War Studies
Jun 03 , 2019
The latest escalation in US-China economic frictions points at worrisome trends. In the short run, US allies may benefit from US-China economic tensions, but serious dangers lie ahead.