November 7, 2018
China's low of level of imports of manufactures stands out, and China 2025 would reduce imports further
November 9, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence’s October 4 speech on China, which many commentators have referred to as the administration’s defining China moment, was a leaden litany of Chinese vices and a hyped-up asse…
October 11, 2018
As religious observance in China grows, the Chinese Communist Party continues to toughen oversight, increase religious persecution, and attempt to coopt state-sanctioned religious organizations.
Tens of millions of Chinese now identify as Christians, and the number has grown rapidly, posing challenges for a government that is officially atheist and wary of threats to its power.
October 18, 2018
Bankrolling the region’s biggest humanitarian disaster won’t win Beijing many friends.
November 1, 2018
This is a guest post by Sophia Lian, intern for Energy and Climate Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Beijing and Moscow’s shared goal of reorien…
October 30, 2018
China could widen the trading band around its currency in response to Trump's tariffs, but that wouldn't give it full policy autonomy. It would still need to defend the new edge of any trading band.
October 2, 2018
The U.S. congressional midterm elections are just six weeks away. The good folks over at ChinaUSFocus.com noticed all of the talk about a Democratic win after all the votes are counted on November 6…
October 1, 2018
A “blue wave” in November isn’t likely to provide an off-ramp for what is shaping up as a years-long struggle between the United States and China over trade policy.
“Deleveraging at State-Owned Enterprises,” said Chinese president Xi Jinping back in July 2017, “is of the utmost importance.”
Fast forward to today, and the sentiment rings hollow. With growt…