Avoiding the Thucydides Trap and the middle-income trap will require compromise, domestic stability, and constructive relations with the US.
China’s response to the Trump tariffs was both swift and finely tuned to inflict maximum political damage on the president and his Republican allies in Congress.
Frantic US-China trade talks get underway, Turkey eyes Iraq’s Sinjar region, and Russian diplomats are expelled throughout the Western world.
The opening volleys have been fired in the long awaited US-China trade war.
The Bank of International Settlements has warned of unsustainable debt growth in China, Canada, and Hong Kong.
For better or worse, the elimination of presidential term limits will be looked back on as a turning point in modern Chinese history.
China’s coal industry may be in a controlled decline, but it isn’t disappearing anytime soon.
China is once again at the heart of a global commodities supercycle, but there are signs that the party might be short-lived.
The International Monetary Fund is still worried about debt levels in China’s financial system.
Which will prevail during President Trump’s visit to the Middle Kingdom – style or substance?