Xi Jinping has dusted off an old ‘magic weapon’ to wage political warfare at home and abroad. Here’s a brief history of the global influencing operation that surprisingly few have heard of.
Zac and Nick discuss whether the rumored terms of the US-China trade deal are a win for the Trump administration.
The default of a state-owned provincial investment vehicle reflects a changing paradigm in China’s debt markets. But how long will the authorities remain on the sidelines?
As a path to economic success and a way to cement its rule, AI represents a lucrative frontier for the Chinese Communist Party. So although Made in China 2025 might be forced to change its branding, the core of the policy isn’t going anywhere.
As signs of an economic downturn multiply, the Chinese government is dusting off its old stimulus playbook.
2018 ended with a rout in global equity markets, and the trend could well persist in the year to come.
Beijing’s latest economic data dump shows that the trade war is starting to sting.
The attack in Karachi reflects animosity toward Chinese investment in Pakistan’s tribal regions. It may also be a sign of things to come.
The cycle of equity rout, government confidence-builders, tepid recovery, and rout continues.
Unity among the BRICS countries will continue to be thwarted by longstanding geopolitical disputes.