Sep 27 , 2018
Beijing rejects accusations that it seeks to meddle in the Nov 6 U.S. congressional elections.
Richard C. K. Burdekin Jonathan B. Lovelace Professor of Economics, Claremont McKenna College
Ran Tao Associate Professor University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
May 30 , 2018
A pending link up between the London and Shanghai stock markets promises to greatly enhance investment opportunities between them. The new Shanghai-London Stock Connect will also make China access more readily available to other European investors.
Zhang Bei Assistant Research Fellow, China Institute of International Studies
Feb 06 , 2018
China and the UK have entered a golden era of relations.
Dec 18 , 2017
Britain wants closer cooperation with China over its landmark Belt and Road infrastructure scheme, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday at the start of a Beijing trip on which he hopes to seal a billion pounds ($1.34 billion) in deals.
Ma Shikun Senior Journalist, the People’s Daily
Aug 03 , 2017
The U.S. House of Representative passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a provision that allows for mutual stationing by military vessels between the United States and Taiwan. The President should veto the Act in the interest of smoothing the development of China-U.S. relations along with his own foreign policy agenda.
Jonathan Holslag Professor of International Politics, Free University Brussels
Jun 29 , 2016
The relationship between China and the United Kingdom was close, especially in economic terms, though as Jonathan Holslag argues, China may need to find a new preferred partner. Europe is at a juncture: it remains to be seen whether frustration about alleged unfair competition from China will lead to a much more protectionist trade policy, whether the European Commission grants China Market Economy Status, and whether a fragmented European position on trade could strengthen China’s own geopolitical position.
Yin Chengde Research Fellow, China Foundation for International Studies
Nov 10 , 2015
Britain knows that in order to propel its economy, China and other Asian economies are indispensable partners. While stronger China-UK ties signal a changing international landscape and the diminishing predominance of the United States, they also open a path for Washington and other Western capitals to boost ties with China.
Feng Zhongping Vice president, China Institutes for Contemporary Int'l Relations
Nov 03 , 2015
The embrace between London and Washington is political, while the London-Beijing connection is economic, which means both can operate at once. That China and the UK, with divergent political systems and at different stages of development, could model their relations on the basis of mutual respect and win-win cooperation should be a source of inspiration for Sino-US relations.
Oct 23 , 2015
All eyes are now focused on China’s current state visit: on October 20, Xi arrived in London at the invitation of Queen Elizabeth. His visit included the usual symbolic perks—a stay at Buckingham Palace, a ride in a royal carriage, and an address to the British Parliament—but his stay has also featured important trade and economic announcements, and has emphasized a new and unexpected honeymoon between two former enemies.