He Yafei, Former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
Mar 27, 2020
A major test of the global governance system and the governance systems and capacities of individual countries is unfolding before our eyes as the coronavirus pandemic envelops the globe.
Zhao Minghao, Research Fellow, Charhar Institute
Mar 26, 2020
With the total of confirmed coronavirus infections surpassing 300,000 worldwide, panic has set in. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that humanity may be facing a crisis not seen in 75 years.
Zhang Yansheng, Chief Researcher, China Center for International Economic Exchanges
Mar 21, 2020
It’s time for the world to pull together toward the same goal. Only that will get us through the coronavirus epidemic. Failing to cooperate risks a slide into even deeper crises.
Zhou Xiaoming, Former Deputy Permanent Representative of China’s Mission to the UN Office in Geneva
Mar 14, 2020
Dismantling supply chains that took years, or even decades, to build is an expensive and time-consuming proposition. Many factors must be taken into account, including product quality, price and the reliability of prospective new channels.
Zainab Zaheer, Development Consultant
Mar 13, 2020
In the midst of the new coronavirus, the world has much to lose from slowed production, closed borders and factories, and less trade.
James H. Nolt, Adjunct Professor at New York University
Mar 13, 2020
COVID-19 bodes ill not only for the global economy, but for Donald Trump’s re-election and U.S.-China relations at large.
Zhang Monan, Senior Fellow, China Center for International Economic Exchanges
Mar 03, 2020
Cooperation is required if supply chain security is to be assured in the face of a worldwide health threat. No country can afford to be an outsider. Attempts by some to go it alone pose a huge challenge to the spirit needed to resolve the problem.
Stephen Roach, Faculty Member, Yale University
Feb 28, 2020
The world economy has clearly caught a cold. The outbreak of COVID-19 came at a particularly vulnerable point in the global business cycle. World output expanded by just 2.9% in 2019 – the slowest pace since the 2008-09 global financial crisis and just 0.4 percentage points above the 2.5% threshold typically associated with global recession.
Ben Reynolds, Writer and Foreign Policy Analyst in New York
Feb 21, 2020
In addition to the devastating human toll of the coronavirus outbreak, the economic damage of a manufacturing shutdown in China is likely to be profound.
Yu Yongding, Former President, China Society of World Economics
Feb 18, 2020
The coronavirus outbreak that began in the Chinese city of Wuhan has spread across the country and beyond its borders, leaving governments at all levels in China scrambling to limit further person-to-person transmission of the virus, now known as COVID-19.