China entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO) was twenty years ago seen as a success for the global trade, but then the WTO was unable to enforce its rules onto its new member, says Harry Broadman, chief of staff of the US President’s council of economic advisers (1990-1991) and US assistant trade representative (1991-1993) in an interview with Politico. What are the options to deal with China in international trade?Read More →

Even if China does all right when all its customers have a problem, it still has a problem and has a tough 2022 ahead, says super investor Jim Rogers in an analysis of Xi Jinping’s speech at the World Economic Forum, for state broadcaster CGTN. Read More →

China watcher Kaiser Kuo tries to make sense out of China, in a world where polarized views on the second economy in the world often lead to exchanges of opinion and less analysis of facts, he told at the end of 2021 at the Europa Forum in Luzern, Switzerland.Read More →

Africa is high on China’s diplomatic agenda, says Howard French, author of Born in Blackness: Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World, 1471 to the Second World War. China is winning in Africa for that reason, While the US is losing, he tells at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs.Read More →

China watcher and CFR-scholar Ian Johnson opens a roundtable conference at the National University of Singapore on the question whether the world is heading for a new cold war, now the tensions between China and the USA have not diminished after the US president Joe Biden took over from Donald Trump.Read More →