The Middle Kingdom Is Dead; Long Live A Global China
By Dickson Yeo
It’s one of the fundamental questions about China and its future place in the world: does the great civilization still view the world through the traditional lens of the Middle Kingdom or does the world face a new China, unbound by many of the structures under…
REFORMING THE MIDDLE KINGDOM: INTEREST RATES & THE PRIVATE SECTO BYASIA TIMES STAFF
China’s intellectual property approach continues to mature
Michael Rosen | AEIdeas
While serious issues remain, innovators in China and around the globe should applaud significant recent steps forward as a sign of the maturity of the Chinese approach to intellectual property.
China’s Growing Military Presence Abroad Brings New Challenges
By Harriet Moynihan & Dr. Wim Muller, Chatham House: “China's involvement in UN peacekeeping contributions has been on the rise for some time. China is also stepping up its own military and security operations abroad to protect its commercial and strategic interests, particularly in Africa. In doing so, China is exposing itself to a more complex set of issues – including international legal issues – with which it is only just starting to grapple."
Don’t hand China the economic crown just yet
Desmond Lachman | The Hill
China is hardly the first country that the US has feared might economically eclipse it. In the 1960s, it was a rising Russian economy that the US feared might outpace it. Then, in the 1980s, it was the Japanese economic miracle that caused the US to shudder.
The unpredictable rise of China
Daniel Blumenthal | The Atlantic
Beijing has viewed the US as its chief geopolitical rival, yet official Washington has only recently awakened to this strategic competition. But as American observers start to see China’s ambitions more clearly, they have also misdiagnosed the challenges they pose.
WHO WRECKED THE CHINESE MIRACLE? & THE CURIOUS LACK OF DEFAULTS IN CHINA BY HARVARD'S CARMEN REINHART
The Unpredictable Rise of China
// Daniel Blumenthal
Xi Jinping seeks national rejuvenation, but his nation's mounting power masks increased instability.
The curious case of missing defaults
Carmen M. Reinhart | AEI Economics Working Paper Series
An important new dimension in the latest global capital flow cycle is the surge in Chinese loans to developing countries, notably low-income commodity producers. A driver of China’s overseas lending boom is its larger global footprint, which helped stabilize global trade.