May 25, 2021
China made headway with CPTPP, but had setback on trade pact with Europe.
Apr 08, 2019
Reserves expanded to seven-month high of $3.099 trillion.
Mar 25, 2019
China’s top officials pledged to lower tariffs and expedite debt sales in 2019 as they seek to manage an economic slowdown while tackling the trade standoff with the U.S.
Andrew Sheng, Distinguished Fellow at the Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong
Xiao Geng, President of the Hong Kong Institution for International Finance
Sep 28, 2018
In light of growing uncertainty toward the neoliberal economic infrastructure, Chinese economic reforms could defuse the tension threatening this system.
Drew Thompson, Visiting senior research fellow, National University of Singapore
Sep 26, 2018
Either China will revise its industrial policy to allow U.S. companies reciprocal market access, or the tariffs will cause U.S. companies to disengage from China and bring manufacturing back to the U.S., or source imports from countries that do not pose a long-term threat to U.S. security.
Patrick Mendis, Visiting Professor of Global Affairs, National Chengchi University
May 15, 2018
The “informal summit” between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the end of April will likely be extremely consequential. The “Chindian reset” could well be a new beginning that allows the most dynamic region in the world to claim a “pacific” new Asian Century.
Ryan Hass, David M. Rubenstein Fellow, Brookings Institution
May 03, 2018
Many countries, not just the United States, are disadvantaged by China’s unfair trade practices. Rather than confront the challenge alone, the United States should work to address the problem as a team sport. Doing so would be more effective and less costly than hoping U.S.-China tit-for-tat tariffs do not do significant harm to American workers, but do lead to a change in China’s economic policies.
Zhong Wei, Professor, Beijing Normal University
Apr 24, 2018
The escalating trade tensions between the United States and China have grabbed global attention since late March, and many are worried that globalization is being challenged by unilateralism. To tackle this issue, it is necessary to take the road of globalization and openness.
Dan Steinbock, Founder, Difference Group
Apr 09, 2018
As oil can now be traded with RMB-denominated contracts, the rise of the petroyuan will accelerate the internationalization of the Chinese currency as investors begin to increase their allocations into Chinese financial assets.
He Yafei, Former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
Mar 19, 2018
The world is not totally dark and the forces of free trade and globalization remain strong. China stands firm and holds the banner of free trade high.